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
Men Only
2,000
Undergraduates
1,516
Men - 75.8%
486
Women - 24.3%
38
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 4,350 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.95
SAT Math
697 average
648-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
650 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30 average
27-33 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$70,401
Tuition and Fees
$49,527
Room and Board
$15,414
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$33,978
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$47,953
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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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Indianapolis Population
61,025
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
56% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Rosie the Elephant
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
36% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
6.9%
Black/African-American
4.6%
Hispanic/Latino
5.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
75.4%
Unknown
2%
International Students
14.2% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
77.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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