Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

country rank  460
world rank  1150

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, 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 (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 degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 146 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym RHIT
Founded 1874
Motto Labor et scientia
Labor and Science
Colours Old rose and white

University Location

Address 5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute
47803-3920 Indiana
United States
Tel +1 (812) 877 1511
Fax +1 (812) 877 8941

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New 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
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute 47803-3999
(812) 8778213
800 248 7448

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Engineering Schools
2000 Classification Schools of engineering and technology
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 focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Library
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 26,246 physical volumes, 1,584 physical media and 36 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,295 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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