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5500 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, IN 47803 (812) 877-1511 (Campus Switchboard) (812) 877-8442 (Communications) Fax: (812) 877-8362 Web site: www.rose-hulman.edu Information based on 2018/19 academic year. Private Institution Founded: September 10, 1874 Enrollment 2,100 Undergraduate 60 Graduate No. 5 for Career Prep – Wall Street Journal/ Times Higher Education Ranking No. 9 Best Undergraduate College in the U.S. – TheBestSchools.org Top 10 Hidden Gems for Women in Engineering – College Raptor Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1 Average Class Size: 20 Tuition and fees: $47,571 Room and Board: $14,766 Number of Employees: 608    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is among the nation’s best undergraduate engineering colleges, being ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the past 20 years in a row. Our students earn degrees in engineering, science and mathematics, opening doors to the best graduate schools and successful, fulfilling careers. We are proud of our alumni – who are some of the top achievers in their fields – and welcome them back to campus each year for Homecoming, when we celebrate generations-old traditions and also what’s new on our ever-evolving campus.    Our scenic campus sits on rolling hills on the east side of Terre Haute, Indiana, on U.S. 40. It features the spectacular Mussallem Union, which features rooms available for public events and includes delicious meals prepared by Bon Appetit, which the public is invited to enjoy. Our campus also features a beautiful performing arts building, Hatfield Hall, where the community is invited to experience world- class performers such as STOMP, the Russian National Ballet and other outstanding acts. Our combined Kremer and Branam innovation centers provide a hub for creative student activity and hands-on learning experiences, and our beautiful White Chapel, overlooking Speed Lake, is a perfect venue for weddings.    We compete in the Heartland Athletic Conference in 10 men’s and women’s sports. Our teams feature excellent student athletes. We have crowned at least one Academic All- American athlete for 33 consecutive years.   We are proud of our students, faculty, alumni and staff and are pleased to be a vibrant part of the Terre Haute and Wabash Valley communities. Degrees available: bachelor’s, master’s Undergraduate student makeup: 25 percent female; 75 percent male We offer more than 90 student clubs and organizations. About one-third of male students are in fraternities; about a quarter of female students are in sororities. Rose-Hulman’s graduating class consistently has nearly a 100 percent placement and average starting salary of $71,080. Areas of Study Biochemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, biomathematics, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil and environmental engineering, computational science, computer engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, engineering design, engineering physics, international computer science, international studies, mathematics, mechanical engineering, optical engineering, physics, ROTC: Air Force, Army, and software engineering. Selected Rankings No. 1 Undergraduate Engineering College – U.S. News & World Report No. 2 Best Value Colleges in Indiana – 2019 Niche Guide to Colleges No. 4 for Value Added – Brookings Institution EDUCATION | Guide to Terre Haute • 69