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Terre Haute, Indiana

Rose-Hulman Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.9%
Admission Difficulty for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Rose-Hulman and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,726 out of 4,473 applicants were admitted making Rose-Hulman a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 12 percent. Rose Hulman Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Rose-Hulman SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1320-1490
Applicants Submitting SAT
52%
SAT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 650
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1320
SAT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1490
Average SAT Score 1410

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 requires applicants to be in the top 10 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1320 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 1230. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1410 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 52 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1490 and Above Good >73%
1405 to 1490 Avg + 61%-73%
1320 to 1405 Avg - 48%-61%
1235 to 1320 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1235 Low <35%
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Rose-Hulman ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
27-32 
Applicants Submitting ACT
71%
ACT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 28
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 34
ACT Composite 75th 32
Average ACT Score 29

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 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
32 and Above Good >75%
29 to 32 Avg + 61%-75%
27 to 29 Avg - 51%-61%
25 to 27 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 25 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.96
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology was 3.96 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rose-Hulman accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rose Hulman Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 78% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 6% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 1% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 N/A% Low
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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 92%
Top 50% of class 100%
Bottom 50% of class 0%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,046 3,427 4,473
Accepted 735 1,991 2,726
Acceptance Rate 70% 58% 61%
Enrolled 128 430 558
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 22% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
167

Applicants have 167 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Rose-Hulman before the Mar 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Rose Hulman Institute of Technology Admission 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.