Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, founded in 1874, is a private, technological institution. It is an undergraduate teaching institution where professors, not graduate students or teaching assistants, conduct every class and lab. Rose-Hulman also emphasizes a strong lab component to its education programs. Its 200-acre campus is located in a residential section of Terre Haute.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Mostly men
1,972
Undergraduates
1,497
Men - 75.9%
476
Women - 24.1%
18
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 4,376 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4.02
SAT Math
700 average
650-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
652 average
610-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
27-33 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$72,651
Tuition and Fees
$50,619
Room and Board
$16,161
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$39,903
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$49,699
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
186
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
16%
10-19
25%
20-29
51%
30-39
7%
40-49
0%
50-99
0%
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Terre Haute Population
61,025
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Rosie the Elephant
Sororities
30% of women participate
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
7.3%
Black/African-American
5.3%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
74.3%
Unknown
1.3%
International Students
11.5% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
73.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
97%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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