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 1180 (25th percentile) to 1420 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 27 (25th percentile) to 32 (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 - 3.78) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 56 percent with 20 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall R-HIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology was reported as 56.2% in Fall 2013 with over 5,050 college 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 - 32
  • R-HIT Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.78

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

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.2%
  • 2010-2011: 65.9%
  • 2011-2012: 62.2%
  • 2012-2013: 65.5%
  • 2013-2014: 56.2%
  • Projected R-HIT Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 61.9%

How Does R-HIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College97.5%
DePauw University61.9%
Marian University58.0%
Butler University66.1%
Franklin College60.0%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to R-HIT (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English25 - 33
Math28 - 34
Composite Score27 - 32
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