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Costs and Fees for Graduate Studies

To help you calculate your financial requirements, here are the graduate program costs for the 2017-18 academic year.

  • Tuition for 2017-18 is $44,847 ($14,949 per term). Tuition and fees are the best available estimates at the time of posting. These are subject to change.
  • Books and supplies will cost approximately $1,500 for the academic year. You can purchase books and other supplies at the Rose-Hulman bookstore.
  • Graduate students pay a quarterly technology fee of approximately $450.
  • All international students must also purchase Student Accident and Health Insurance for approximately $450 per term. Spring’s purchase covers the summer months.

Summer fees

If you are doing work during the summer that requires any effort on the part of a faculty member, you must register for the appropriate course and you will be assessed the normal registration fee and/or tuition at the hourly or quarterly rate.

Research Facilities

There are seven research facilities on our campus all operating with the dual mission of providing education, as well as performing research and development. Projects at the facilities reflect faculty and student interests, as well as industry needs. As part of the graduate program at Rose-Hulman, you will likely participate in thesis research in one of our facilities.

Exterior view of Myers Hall

John T. Myers Center for Technological Research with Industry

This 40,000-square-foot facility is devoted to student and faculty project work. The center provides space and specialized instrumentation for students and faculty to engage in engineering design projects for external clients. There is ample laboratory space for project-based education.

Group of students talk while sitting at their desks with computers

Rose-Hulman Ventures

Rose-Hulman Ventures is a program that brings together students and technology-based companies. For students, the program provides the best engineering professional practice experience possible. In turn, this provides businesses with prototypes, refinements to the design of existing products and expansion in current engineering capabilities. The facility is on the south campus of Rose-Hulman.

Female student wearing goggles works with apparatus

JRSI Laboratory

In this lab, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with surgeons, faculty and engineers to design, execute and present scientific investigations in an effort to develop engineering solutions to clinical problems. Mechanical testing in the lab is conducted utilizing a state-of-the-art biaxial materials testing machine.

Dr. Craig Downing lecturing to a class.

Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing, the interim Dean of Lifelong Learning, Director of Graduate Studies and Head of the Department of Engineering Management, has extensive experience teaching manufacturing, management, and mathematics at the post-secondary level. He has 10 years of industrial experience, four years as a process engineer and six years as a private consultant for organizations such as Lockheed Martin/NASA, Parker Hannifin, and Crain Enterprises.