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Applying to Fast Track Calculus

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 Gaining a more flexible future with Fast Track

Requirements: Fast Track Calculus is only open to incoming freshmen who meet the requirements. The minimum requirements are:

  • completion of one year of high school calculus,
  • Math SAT score of least 700 or at least 680 Math / 700 Verbal (ACT score of at least 31 Math or 30 Math / 31 Verbal), and
  • approval by the Fast Track Selection Committee.

Students will be selected for the program on a highly competitive basis. In addition to the student's academic record and SAT scores, the letter of recommendation, written by the student's high school calculus teacher, will be weighed heavily.

Application Process: Normally, all qualified students who have been accepted to Rose-Hulman will be mailed a brochure and application materials as a part of the recruitment and admissions process. This is normally at the end of February. However, if the materials have been lost or you have not received them by March 15 please email or call the program staff for the application materials.

Email: or
Dr. Elton Graves - Director - 812-877-8397
Michelle Prather - Department Secretary - 812-877-8391

Application and Decision Dates. Completed applications and letters of recommendation must be returned by Friday, April 16. Participants will be notified of their acceptance into the program by Friday, May 1.


During their stay, Each participant will be designated a Freshman Mathematics Scholar and charged only $3,770 in fees. This includes tuition and room and board during the duration of FTC. The students will be on the standard Rose-Hulman 18 meal program. The only additional cost to the student will be incidental expenses. Please note that there is no additional financial assistance available for Fast-Track Calculus.

Remember: All participants are required to live on campus during Fast-Track Calculus.