Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Statistics

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#2002 of 14,131 In the World
#574 of 2,597 In North America
#525 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 55 In Indiana
#2 of 2 In Terre Haute
#208 of 1,029 For Engineering Management

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$43,606 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
1,972
Graduates
18
Male:Female Ratio
75:25
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
rose-hulman.edu

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 75% 82%
Applicants 4,376 3,338 1,038
Admissions 3,353 2,502 851
Freshmen enrolled full time 546 401 145
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

1,445 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
350 or 66%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1260
or below

75% of them
had 1460
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are 1260-1460 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
296 or 56%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 33
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are 27-33 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1305 (66%)
Nonresident Alien 230 (12%)
Asian 129 (6%)
Hispanic 106 (5%)
Two or more races 99 (5%)
Black or African American 95 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 23 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$43,606/year
Average aid awarded
$27,149
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $33,997
$30-48K $27,109
$48-75K $34,201
$75-110K $39,401
$110K+ $43,001

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $49,479$49,479
Tuition in-state $49,479$49,479
Tuition out-of-state $49,479$49,479
Fee in-district $3,435$900
Fee in-state $3,435$900
Fee out-of-state $3,435$900

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,279
Combined charge for room and board $15,690
Room charge $9,441
Meal charge $6,249

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Mechanical Engineering 146 2
Computer Science 72
Chemical Engineering 46 4
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 40 1
Civil Engineering, General 33 3
Computer Engineering, General 34
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33
Engineering & Industrial Management 16
Computer Software Engineering 14
Laser and Optical Engineering 10 3
Mathematics, General 12
Physics, General 10
Biochemistry 6
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 5
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 4
Chemistry, General 3
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 1
Grand Total 469 29
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 83% 82% 88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,752
Citations
26,175

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
740 / 11,730
Physics
427 / 5,052
Computer Science
343 / 3,693
Chemistry
300 / 5,235
Materials Science
258 / 2,680
Optical Engineering
187 / 1,493
Business
178 / 1,473
Mathematics
148 / 2,708
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
146 / 2,122
Medicine
118 / 1,373
Art & Design
94 / 966
Engineering Management
91 / 968
Math Teachers
82 / 1,727
Biology
73 / 1,749
Psychology
72 / 2,003
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
66 / 920
Multimedia
63 / 720
Software Engineering
59 / 356
Electronic Engineering
54 / 828
Management Information Systems
44 / 351
Environmental Science
42 / 2,131
Education Majors
41 / 1,156
Sociology
36 / 335
Automation and Control engineering
35 / 279
Biomedical Engineering
31 / 696
Health Science
30 / 185
Nanotechnology
30 / 835
Computer Engineering
29 / 235
Applied Mathematics
28 / 139
Electrical Engineering
28 / 286
Structural Engineering
25 / 1,295
Economics
24 / 170
Surgery
22 / 306
Human-Computer Interaction
21 / 141
Systems Engineering
20 / 122
Political Science
20 / 25
Project Management
19 / 141
Demography
18 / 539
Blockchain and Cryptography
18 / 678
Chemical Engineering
18 / 183

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 37 60
1992 30 80
1993 28 70
1994 36 87
1995 27 105
1996 38 160
1997 27 149
1998 31 186
1999 37 209
2000 37 246
2001 52 293
2002 64 373
2003 82 475
2004 69 619
2005 69 803
2006 81 862
2007 69 1020
2008 66 1108
2009 69 1257
2010 77 1374
2011 114 1692
2012 91 1783
2013 94 1913
2014 92 2042
2015 92 2063
2016 87 2112
2017 81 2063
2018 86 2182
2019 90 2278
2020 75 2409
2021 74 2288

Notable alumni

  1. Marshall Goldsmith

    Marshall Goldsmith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Marshall Goldsmith is an American executive leadership coach and author.

  2. Robert L. Wilkins

    Robert L. Wilkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Robert Leon Wilkins is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

  3. Don Lincoln

    Don Lincoln
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    YouTubertelevision producerphysicist
    Biography

    Don Lincoln is an American physicist, author, host of the YouTube channel Fermilab, and science communicator. He conducts research in particle physics at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and was an adjunct professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, although he is no longer affiliated with the university. He received a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics from Rice University in 1994. In 1995, he was a co-discoverer of the top quark. He has co-authored hundreds of research papers, and more recently, was a member of the team that discovered the Higgs boson in 2012.

  4. John Hostettler

    John Hostettler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    John Nathan Hostettler is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2007, representing the Indiana's 8th congressional district. He lost his reelection bid for a seventh term to Democratic challenger Brad Ellsworth in the 2006 midterm election, ending a twelve-year congressional career.

  5. Abe Silverstein

    Abe Silverstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-2001 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerengineer
    Biography

    Abraham "Abe" Silverstein was an American engineer who played an important part in the United States space program. He was a longtime manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). He was instrumental in the planning of the Apollo, Ranger, Mariner, Surveyor, and Voyager missions, and named the Apollo program after the Greek and Roman God.

  6. James K. Gilman

    James K. Gilman
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    James K. Gilman, a retired United States Army Major General and physician from Hymera, Indiana, became the first chief executive officer of the NIH Clinical Center Jan. 9, 2017. The NIH Clinical Center is the nation's largest hospital devoted to clinical research.

  7. Harrison Warwick Craver

    Harrison Warwick Craver
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1875-1951 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Harrison Warwick Craver was an American librarian and educator. Craver was a chemist and metallurgist. He graduated from the Rose Polytechnic Institute in 1895 with a specialization in industrial chemistry. He joined the staff of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in 1900 to organize the Technology Department. In 1908, Craver was elected the librarian of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh where he served until 1917 when he was appointed director of the United Engineering Societies of New York and the combined libraries of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

General info

Alternative names R-HIT
Rose Polytechnic Institute
Rose Polytechnic
Rose-Hulman Institute
RHIT
Rose Hulman
Rose
RPI
Rose Hulman Institute
RP
Rose-Hulman
Founded 1874
Motto Labor et scientia
Labor and Science
Colors old rose, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - November; November-February; March-May)
Total FTE staff 530
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana, 47803-3920
United States
City population 58,000
Phone 8128771511
Fax +1 (812) 877 8941

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