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About Our Students

Rose‑Hulman attracts some of the best students in engineering, science, and mathematics and gives them a solid academic foundation enhanced by opportunities for hands-on application and innovation.

What to expect from a Rose-Hulman student

When you recruit graduates from one of the top engineering schools in the nation, you can expect intelligent, well-rounded employees who are experienced enough to hit the ground running for your company. Even though their majors are in engineering, science, or mathematics, our students are also required to take a number of humanities classes. In addition, their internships and senior projects give them real-world experience so they know about the importance of teamwork, diligence and good communication skills.

We consistently attract the best and brightest students. Our typical admitted student:

  • Is ranked in the top seven percent at his or her high school
  • Had an SAT score of 590 critical reading, 710 math
  • Had an ACT score of 30 English, 31 math
  • Participated in community service
  • Participated in extracurricular activities such as performing arts and varsity sports

Many of our freshmen:

  • Ranked first, second, or third in their high school class
  • Competed on academic teams

What do Rose-Hulman students study?

Rose-Hulman offers 21 programs of study plus an even larger number of minors. The largest number of students major in mechanical engineering, with chemical engineering and electrical engineering following.

Programs of study include the following:

  • Air Force ROTC (Military)
  • Army ROTC (Military)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Biomathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • International Computer Science
  • International Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Pre-Professional Programs
  • Software Engineering
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Career Connections

We host three Career Fairs each year where students connect with employers to find job and internship openings in a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics career fields. Hundreds of companies visit our campus to interview students for full-time employment, co-ops, and internships every year. Want to learn more about this and other opportunities? Follow the links below.

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