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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
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  • 4 Year
  • TERRE HAUTE, IN

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Rose-Hulman is a highly rated private college located in Terre Haute, Indiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,980 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rose-Hulman acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, and Chemical Engineering. Graduating 86% of students, Rose-Hulman alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $70,700.

About

5500 WABASH AVENUE
TERRE HAUTE, IN 47803
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

RHIT Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1250-1460
ACT Range
27-33
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$45,356 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,341 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,980 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
20
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Nerdy but friendly
    67%
  • Very intelligent students are there from all over.
    24%
  • Nerdy
    5%
  • Some quite odd
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 36 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Extremely difficult, immensely rewarding.
    58%
  • Nerdy
    16%
  • Awesome
    11%
  • Quirky
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$80,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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