Applying to Fast Track Calculus
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.
Normally, all qualified students who have been admitted to Rose-Hulman and meet the minimum qualifications to apply to Fast Track Calculus, will be notified of the program and invited to apply by e-mail in March. However, if you do not receive an email invitation by March 15, please email or call the program staff for information on how to start the application process.
The application process is started by going online at BannerWeb. You will need your log in information that you received upon being admitted to Rose-Hulman. Contact EIT’s service desk if you need help at 812-877-8989.
Email: mathFTC@rose-hulman.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Thursday, 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.