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Rose-Hulman Makes America’s Top 10 Techiest Colleges List

May 16, 2011

With technology proudly in its name, it shouldn't be surprising that Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology would be ranked sixth among the Top 10 Techiest Colleges in the U.S., according to

  ME Techie
  Figuring Things Out: Freshmen mechanical engineering students Andrew Hunkeler (left) and Garrett Payne work together to assemble their team's final project in this year's first-year design competition.

The ranking set Rose-Hulman in the midst of a formidable list of premier U.S. colleges:

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2. California Institute of Technology

3. Stanford University

4. Columbia University

5. University of California-Berkeley


7. Georgia Institute of Technology

8. University of Illinois

9. Purdue University

10. Carnegie Mellon University considered those colleges, in its own words, that "offer students of all kinds a completely technologically holistic experience, offering proximity to major techie corporations and internships, a huge range of courses and majors."

Regarding Rose-Hulman, the online educational service noted "this Terre Haute, IN, school is one of the best for undergraduate and master's degree-level techies, particularly those interested in engineering, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering are just a few of the majors offered at the well-ranked school."

See more about the Top 10 Techiest Colleges in the U.S. ranking