Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, IN 47803-3920


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 2,278
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,267 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,241 applications and 2,590 students were granted admission. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 74% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 58% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1200 to 1430
ACT27 to 32

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's tuition was $43,122 for all students regardless of residency (61% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 10% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,601 (which is 18.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 275, which is 50% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,250 (which is 10.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 2,278 students (2,228 students full-time and 50 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,278 students, 19 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 75% men and 25% women and 2,202 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 76 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Non-resident alien: 14%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Hispanic: 4%

Black/African American: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 26% 61
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 12% 28
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 9% 22
Mathematics And Statistics 8% 20
Social Sciences 7% 16
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 8
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 8
Physical Sciences 2% 5

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $68,000. Last year, out of the total 523 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 523 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 646 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 607 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $68,000 $79,200
Employment Rate 100% 94%
Total Graduates 523 646

Campus Location

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