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The Numbers: Rose-Hulman Commencement

May 25, 2012

At an engineering school, numbers matter. Here are some of key numbers behind Rose-Hulman Commencement 2012.

•             134 - This will be the 134th commencement in Rose-Hulman history

•             358 - Number of total degrees being presented (323 undergraduate; 35 master's)

•             41 - Number of different bachelor's degrees being awarded

•             90 - Placement percentage before commencement (finding full-time employment; graduate school; military commission)

•             $64,300 - Average starting salary for 2012 graduates

•             3 - Number of Honorary Doctorate of Engineering degrees being awarded

•             6 - Members of the Class of 1962 are returning to receive 50-year commemorative degrees

•             14,546 - Total number of living Rose-Hulman alumni after commencement

•             3,324 - Seats available in the Sports and Recreation Center

•             150 - Dozens of doughnuts ordered for pre-commencement festivities in Sports and Recreation Center

•             2 - Video screens to help audience watch commencement festivities