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Rose-Hulman Admission Requirements

Terre Haute, Indiana

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Chances of getting into Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
77%
Admission Difficulty for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Exceptional 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Rose-Hulman and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Rose-Hulman is 77%.  It ranks #24 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Rose Hulman Institute of Technology is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,353 out of 4,376 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 16 percent (SAT 1260/1460 ACT 27/33). Rose Hulman Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "A/A+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 4.02. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Rose-Hulman application fee is $60 and applications are due by Mar 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Rose Hulman Institute of Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Rose-Hulman SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1260-1460
Applicants Submitting SAT 
69%
SAT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 650
SAT Composite 25th 1260
SAT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 760
SAT Composite 75th 1460
Average SAT Score 1360

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology?

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1160. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. Rose-Hulman ranks #2 in Indiana and #75 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1460 and Above Good >86%
1360 to 1460 Avg + 77%-86%
1260 to 1360 Avg - 64%-77%
1160 to 1260 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 1160 Low <48%
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Rose-Hulman ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
27-33 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
61%
ACT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 28
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 35
ACT Math 75th 34
ACT Composite 75th 33
Average ACT Score 30

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rose-Hulman?

Admission data indicates that Rose-Hulman regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Indiana and #82 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
33 and Above Good >86%
30 to 33 Avg + 77%-86%
27 to 30 Avg - 64%-77%
24 to 27 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 24 Low <48%
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Rose-Hulman GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
4.02
Typical High School Grades 
A/A+

What GPA do you need to get into Rose Hulman Institute of Technology?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Rose-Hulman. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology was 4.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A/A+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 4.02 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Rose-Hulman accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rose Hulman Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 60.1% Avg +
3.75 to 3.99 22.6% Avg -
3.50 to 3.74 11.5% Reach
3.25 to 3.49 4.4% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 1.2% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 0.2% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66% of Rose Hulman Institute of Technology freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Rose Hulman Institute of Technology students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 66%
Top 25% of class 91%
Top 50% of class 99%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,038 3,338 4,376
Accepted 851 2,502 3,353
Acceptance Rate 82% 75% 77%
Enrolled 145 402 547
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 16% 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
32

Applicants have 32 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology is $60.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152318 IPEDS survey data for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

FAQs

Does Rose Hulman Institute of Technology prefer SAT or ACT?

69% of students submit their SAT scores to Rose-Hulman. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Rose Hulman Institute of Technology?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Rose-Hulman. Admission competition is and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1260 and 1460. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 33. 61% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.