Welcome, International Students!

Two women international students at Rose-Hulman smile.

If you are looking for one of the world’s leading science, math, and engineering colleges, we invite you to consider Rose-Hulman. For over two decades, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rose-Hulman as No. 1 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

Rose-Hulman welcomes students from around the world to study on our beautiful campus. International students add to the rich cultural and educational texture of the Institute.

The Class of 2026 brings to Rose-Hulman students from countries all over the world, including, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey and Vietnam.

Why Rose-Hulman?

   
CLASS OF 2021
PLACEMENT
AS OF DECEMBER 1
TOPs IN UNDERGRADUATE ENGINEERING EDUCATION
FOR 23 STRAIGHT YEARS
top 1% in the U.S. for return on investment

Rose-Hulman graduates get hired by some of the top companies in the world, as well as exciting start-ups. Recent grads have gone on to work at Apple, SpaceX, Tesla, Amazon, Cummins, Collins Aerospace, and Texas Instruments. 

Rose-Hulman students also go on to top graduate programs at schools like Yale, Cornell, Rice, Duke, Columbia and University of Pennsylvania.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships and need-based aid are available for international students who attend Rose-Hulman. Click the image below to visit our International Student Scholarship Guide.

A Rosy Investment Outlook

Paying for college is an investment in your future. At Rose-Hulman, that investment pays off.

  • 100%
    of our students receive 
    financial aid
  • 99%
    placement rate for all
    our 2021 graduates
  • $73,800
    average starting salary for our 2021 graduates

Applying to Rose-Hulman

There are two types of admission for International students:

  • Freshman admission is for those students who are finishing secondary school and are ready to begin university-level studies.
  • Transfer admission is for those students who have graduated from secondary school and are enrolled in a college or university.

A completed application for admission includes:

  • The International Student Application
  • A letter of recommendation
  • An official copy of the secondary school record
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), or Duolingo scores

If English is not your native language:

  • TOEFL Minimums - 88 Internet Based with a minimum of 20 in each area.
  • IELTS Minimums - 6.5 or above with a minimum of 6.0 in each area.
  • Duolingo Minimums - score of 110 or above.  

Exemption from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement is provided to students who score highly enough on the SAT or ACT standardized test. This exemption will be provided to students who have achieved one of the following score(s):

  • 500 or higher on the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing section
  • 21 or higher on the ACT English section

All other international applicants for whom English is a second language are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

International students may apply Early Action (EA) or Regular Decision (RD). The EA deadline to complete the application and submit all required application materials is November 1, with notification on or before December 15.  Early Action is non-binding. You are not required to make your enrollment deposit until May 1, but you are notified of your application decision earlier in the process. If you apply Early Action and you do not have all application materials in by the deadline, we will automatically roll you to Regular Decision. Regular Decision applicants must submit an application and all required materials by February 1.*

An affidavit of support indicating your ability to fund the cost of attendance at Rose-Hulman (You will be able to upload in our portal both the completed affidavit form and the supporting bank statement after you complete and submit the application for admission.) Priority I-20 processing these documents should still be submitted at the time of application but are not required. 

International Student Stories

Zhaowei Chen works with optical engineering equipment at Rose-Hulman.

Zhaowei Chen Overcomes Pandemic Obstacles to Graduate with an Optical Engineering Degree and a Master’s in Engineering Management

Zeming (Eric) Chen and Qiyue (Bert) Gao

Computer Science Duo Publish Four Joint Papers and Awarded Top Paper Honors at Prestigious NAACL Conference

Matt Lance

Matt Lance

Matt Lance is the Associate Director of Admissions that works directly with all prospective international students from around the world.

Email Matt Lance

Schedule a Zoom call with Matt

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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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