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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

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Overview

Founded in 1874, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a non-profit private specialized higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Terre Haute (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 150-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. RHIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym RHIT
Founded 1874
Motto Labor et scientia
Labor and Science
Colours Old rose and white
Mascot Rosie the Elephant
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University Location

Address 5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute
47803-3920 Indiana
United States
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Phone Number +1 (812) 877 1511
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Fax Number +1 (812) 877 8941

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
International
students
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's admission information.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is recommended
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is required
  • Recommendations are required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are recommended
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Admission Office Admission Office

5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute 47803-3999
(812) 8778213
800 248 7448

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has an enrollment range of 2,000-2,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Control Type Control Type

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a private higher education institution.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Entity Type Entity Type

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a non-profit higher education institution.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Quarters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering and Other Technology-Related Schools
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's main facilities:


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Library

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 27,268 physical volumes, 1,957 physical media and 36 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 6 full-time employees, including 3 librarians. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,299 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's main services:


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Higher Learning Commission


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • Midwestern Undergraduate Private Engineering Colleges (MUPEC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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