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Fast Facts

Without the fluff, here are the plain facts about Rose-Hulman.
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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Founded: 1874 as Rose Polytechnic Institute
Renamed: 1971 as Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Location: 200-acre campus east of Terre Haute, Indiana

Enrollment: More than 2,200 undergraduate students and more than 70 graduate students

Competition for Admissions: Applicants: 4,241. Students in freshman class: 543.

Faculty-Student Ratio: 1:13

Average Class Size: 20

Jobs After Graduation: 86% of the Class of 2017 had a job lined up at graduation with average starting salary of $68,154. High salary: $125,000.

Undergraduate Degree Programs: 

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • International Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Software Engineering

Graduate Degree Programs: 

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Athletics:  NCAA Division III; in the Heartland Athletic Conference

Stuff Outside of Class: 

  • 90+ clubs
  • Intramural sports
  • Greek social fraternities

 Estimated Costs 2016/2017

  • Tuition and fees $45,747
  • Room and board $14,922*
  • Books $1,500
  • Miscellaneous $1,578**
  • Laptop and software $2,250

*Freshman year: $14,061
**Freshman year: $1,458


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