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About Rose-Hulman

Established in 1874, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has established itself as the consistently top-ranked undergraduate engineering college in the U.S. Our beautiful campus in west-central Indiana is home to some of the nation’s best science, technology, engineering, and math students, faculty and facilities.

Mission & Vision

Dedication to our mission and vision lies behind all we do. Adherence to these clear principles has allowed us to emerge as a global leader in STEM education.

The mission of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is to provide our students with the world's best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support.

Our vision is that Rose-Hulman graduates will be inspired and prepared for lives of purpose and success, defining and solving the problems of a complex global society.

Rose-Hulman will be a lifelong partner with our graduates and a recognized global leader in science, engineering, and mathematics education.

More than Just a Number

We’ve been U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 undergraduate engineering college for 18 years straight, but there’s much more to Rose-Hulman than a single ranking. Organizations from the Brookings Institution to the Princeton Review and Forbes have recognized our outstanding faculty, rigorous academics, and proven results.


Proven Investment

The Brookings Institution ranks Rose-Hulman fourth of 7,400 of the nation’s colleges in terms of value added. Rose-Hulman alumni earn an average of 44 percent more by mid-career than would otherwise be expected from graduates of schools with similar characteristics and students. 

Rose-Hulman is recognized as one of the nation’s top “Colleges where female STEM students flourish.” According to a MarketWatch study, our alumnae earn 50 percent more at the 10-year point in their careers than if they had attended average schools with similar student profiles. The study singled out just 12 schools for special recognition.

PayScale Inc.’s 2017 Salary Survey found Rose-Hulman’s bachelor degree-earning alumni earn an average of $67,500 annually throughout the first 10 years of employment. This ranks 10th nationally and best among Indiana institutions.

The Princeton Review calls Rose-Hulman “one of the top undergraduate engineering schools in the country.” The Review ranked Rose-Hulman No. 3 for top internship opportunitiesNo. 5 for best career placement, and among the top 20 for colleges that “pay you back”, while featuring our institute profile in the 2017 edition of The Best 361 Colleges guidebook.