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To apply, you must submit a completed online application at the link provided below and submit all application items listed here.

Online Graduate Application Form

  • No Application Fee for 18-19 Fall & Winter - Application Fee for 18-19 Spring and Beyond: $75
  • In order to be considered for full financial assistance (tuition grant and graduate assistantship), fall term applicants must submit COMPLETE application materials to the Graduate Studies Office by February 1. Students applying in winter or spring will be eligible for tuition grants only. Graduate assistantships will be subject to student eligibility and availability of funds.
  • Fall term applicants will be notified of admission and financial aid offers beginning April 1.
  • Rose-Hulman does not offer conditional admission to graduate students based on language requirements. See language test requirements below.

Application Requirements

Every applicant must provide the following materials:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Official College Transcript(s)
  • Statement of Class Rank & GPA (form available for download once completed application is submitted) (May be waived if undergraduate instution does not rank.)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (form available for download once completed application is submitted)
  • Personal Statement (form available for download once completed application is submitted)
  • Official GRE (Optional—see explanation below)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (See score requirements below)

You can follow the status of your application by logging in to the application portal with your user name and PIN to see what application items we have received in the Graduate Studies office.


Application Deadlines

Term Applying for:


International Applicants



February 1**



April 1^^



August 1^^



November 1^^

** Tuition grant and graduate assistantship consideration

^^ Tuition grant consideration only


Test Requirements

GRE: An applicant who is not a graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Science program in engineering, mathematics, or natural science disciplines offered by a U.S. college or university must take the General Test portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Although the GRE is not required for applicants from accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs in engineering, mathematics, or natural science disciplines offered by a U.S. college or university, the results of the examination may serve to strengthen the application. GRE minimums are as follows: Verbal: 33% Below, Quantitative: 60% Below, and Analytical Writing: 33% Below. Please recognize that these minimum scores will not ensure admission.

TOEFL/IELTS: In addition to the application requirements listed above, international students must submit TOEFL scores or use the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). To ensure complete consideration of your application, the following TOEFL minimum scores will apply.





















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There are a variety of options for both traditional and non-traditional students at Rose-Hulman. Learn more about how to apply for graduate school.

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Rose-Hulman offers graduate studies in 10 different programs. Some programs offer evening classes off campus to make it possible for professionals to continue to work fulltime while earning their graduate degree.

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A number of courses have been approved by the Graduate Studies Committee for credit toward graduate degrees. Even programs like math offer classes that can be applied toward required graduate credit.

Dr. Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing

Dr. Craig Downing is the Director of Graduate Studies, Interim Dean of Lifelong Learning, and Head of the Department of Engineering Management. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering, mathematics and statistics, manufacturing systems and workforce education and development.