Rose Accelerate

Rose Accelerate

Build STEM preparation by taking college coursework now and earning credit toward a Rose‑Hulman degree.

Accelerate your path through college!

Get a head start on your college coursework, with Rose Accelerate! This summer online program allows eligible high school juniors and seniors, as well as admitted first-year college students who meet course requirements, to enroll in courses taught by faculty at one of the nation's top STEM colleges and earn credits towards a Rose-Hulman degree!

As a Rose Accelerate student, you'll be in class with students like you. Students who are passionate about learning - especially about science and math. Many will also be your future peers at Rose-Hulman.

Rose Accelerate course offerings and Dates

The following courses are only available to eligible high school juniors and seniors, as well as admitted first-year college students:

  • Chemistry and Chemistry Lab 

  • 4 semester credit hours - Requires completion of at least one high school chemistry course and Algebra 2
  • Calculus I

  • 4 semester credit hours - Requires completion of pre-calculus and trigonometry

The following courses are only available to eligible high school juniors and seniors, and admitted first-year college students integrated with current Rose-Hulman students:

Course dates run June 3-August 20, 2021.

Qualify for Rose 2

Students who successfully complete Rose Accelerate courses can apply those credits towards admittance into the Rose 2  program, which offers qualified Rose-Hulman students the opportunity to pursue a bachelor's and master's degree concurrently in 4 years at no additional cost!

Learn more about Rose 2

ROSE ACCElerate ELIGIBILITY

Students interested in Rose Accelerate must meet the following criteria:

  • An admitted first-year Rose-Hulman student (Class of 2021), or
  • A high school junior (Class of 2023) or senior (Class of 2022) who is academically successful, and on track to complete:
    • 4 years of math
    • 4 years of English
    • 2 years of social sciences
    • Science classes in biology, chemistry, and physics
  • Recommended by a school counselor to be able to manage rigor of introductory college coursework
  • Acknowledge ability to meet online technology requirements
  • If possible, demonstrated college readiness by:
    • Standardized Test Score of:
    • ACT Math of 24 or higher or PACT Math of 22 or higher, or
    • SAT Math of 550 or higher or PSAT Math of 520 or higher
    • ACT English of 21 or higher or PACT English of 19 or higher, or
    • SAT EBRW of 500 or higher or PSAT of 470 or higher
  • Admitted students without standardized test scores and requesting enrollment in Calculus I must complete ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning to demonstrate academic readiness.
  • First-year college students (Class of 2021) not attending Rose-Hulman may apply for admission to the Rose Accelerate program.

ROSE ACCElerate costs

Costs for Rose Accelerate are based on credit hours earned:

  • 3-credit-hour course: $2,500
  • 4-credit-hour course: $3,000 
  • Additional costs may apply for textbook access and lab supplies. 

Application deadline: April 25 - All materials must be received by this date.

APPLY TO ROSE ACCELERATE

Ready to apply to Rose Accelerate?

Click the link below to send your application to our Director of Pre-College Programs today!

Summer Programs at Rose Hulman

Learn more about our other summer programs - Operation Catapult, Project Select and Creation Crates - where can can share your love of STEM with other high-ability students like you who are considering attending Rose-Hulman.
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Operation Catapult

Come to Rose-Hulman the summer before your junior or senior year in high school and spend two weeks in a fun and exciting engineering experience. Operation Catapult is something you'll never forget!

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Project SELECT

Be among the select few to come to Rose-Hulman during the summers after your freshman or sophomore years for this exciting STEM experience. Project SELECT lets you get hands-on with science and engineering in a way you've never done before.
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Creation Crates

Creation Crates is the Rose‑Hulman experimental engineering design-at-home program for high school students.

Rose Accelerates News

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New Summer Program Lets Students Accelerate Rose-Hulman Degrees

Rene Hankins

Rene Hankins

Director of Pre-College Outreach
812-877-8220
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Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana 47803
Phone: 800-248-7448
admissions@rose-hulman.edu
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