Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (R-HIT)

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology can be found in Terre Haute, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1248 (25th percentile) to 1460 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 27 (25th percentile) to 33 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants accepted to R-HIT. We were able to estimate the R-HIT average GPA (3.55 - 3.89) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 74 percent with 16 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall R-HIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology was reported as 74.2% in Fall 2020 with over 4,350 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • R-HIT ACT Scores: 27 - 33
  • R-HIT Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.89

How Hard Is It to Get into Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to R-HIT is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for R-HIT has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.1%
  • 2017-2018: 60.9%
  • 2018-2019: 68.2%
  • 2019-2020: 74.2%
  • Projected R-HIT Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 63.6%

How Does R-HIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is thirty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College67.2%
DePauw University64.4%
Wabash College64.2%
Marian University61.5%
Franklin College81.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to R-HIT (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading600 - 700
Math648 - 760
Total Score1248 - 1460
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 34
Math27 - 34
Composite Score27 - 33
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