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Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Overview

Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Terre Haute makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Known For?

574 Undergraduate Awards
$48,714 Avg Cost After Aid
61% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $80,900 a year. That's about 98% more than their peers at other schools.
  • The average Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Rankings

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology landed the #29 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Best Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Computer Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Biomedical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Computer Engineering College Factual
#2 Best Colleges for Chemical Engineering College Factual
#4 Best Colleges for Computer Science College Factual
#8 Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual
#9 Best Colleges for Engineering College Factual
#12 Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Computer Science Degree

Where Is Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology?

Location of Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

Contact details for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5500 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47803-3920
Phone: 812-877-1511
Website: https://www.rose-hulman.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Terre-Haute-IN/Rose-Hulman-Institute-of-Technology/10046401301?ref=ts
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/rosehulman

How Do I Get Into Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology?

You can apply to Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology online at: https://www.rose-hulman.edu/admissions-and-aid/the-application-process/application-and-deadlines/index.html

Admission Requirements for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology?

61% Acceptance Rate
27% Of Accepted Are Women
52% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 61%, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 73% of accepted students are men and 27% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 58%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 52% of students accepted to Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 690. Math scores were between 650 and 760.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology  ( 610 to 690 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology  ( 650 to 760 )
200
800
Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology received ACT scores from 71% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 33. Math scores were between 28 and 34. Composite scores were between 27 and 32.

ACT English Scores for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology  ( 25 to 33 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology  ( 28 to 34 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology  ( 27 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology?

$48,714 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is $48,714. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $13,960 a year. That adds up to $55,840 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,980 Full-Time Undergraduates
24% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,000 undergraduate students at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology, with 1,980 being full-time and 20 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

There are also 38 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,980 full-time undergraduates at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology, 76% are male and 24% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 116
Black or African American 78
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 1,275
International Students 287
Other Races/Ethnicities 130

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 19 countries are represented at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

0 Took All Classes Online
46 Took At Least One Class Online
0.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 46 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology has changed over the last few years.

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This is the #2,028 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology regardless of major.

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Mechanical Engineering 157 4 161
Computer Science 76 0 76
Chemical Engineering 63 8 71
Computer Engineering 60 0 60
Electrical Engineering 50 7 57
Biomedical Engineering 43 1 44
Mathematics 39 0 39
Civil Engineering 29 2 31
Computational Science 24 0 24
Engineering-Related Fields 0 11 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 6 0 6
General Biology 6 0 6
Chemistry 6 0 6
Physics 6 0 6
Economics 4 0 4
Engineering Physics 3 0 3
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 1 0 1
Computer Information Systems 1 0 1
Environmental Engineering 0 0 0
Systems Engineering 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 574 33 607

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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