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RHIT Student Life

RHIT is on a 1,300-acre campus in a suburban setting in Terre Haute, Indiana, not far from Indianapolis. There are many activities and organizations for RHIT students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

RHIT also has fraternities and sororities.

RHIT has a thriving Residence Hall Association. In fact, more students participate in Residence Hall Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at RHIT include Student Government, Rose Innovative Student Entrepreneurs, Robotics Club and Society of Women Engineers.

RHIT students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Fall Career Fair and Student Activities Fair.

Does RHIT Offer Student Housing?

RHIT offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of RHIT students live on campus. In 2021, 60% of undergrads at RHIT lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 40% of students lived off-campus or commuted to RHIT. There are 1,275 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,972 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,076 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

RHIT offers coed housing and .

RHIT Athletics

At RHIT there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at RHIT:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at RHIT

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The RHIT campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

RHIT offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to RHIT

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to RHIT, take Interstate 70 to Terre Haute, IN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Indianapolis International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Indiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore RHIT's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

RHIT Students

24%

Women

76%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

34%

In State

66%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

11%

6%

5%

5%

5%

1%

0.15%

Undergraduate Students

1,972

Non-Resident / International Students

226

Graduate Students

18

RHIT Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,990

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$50,619

Out-of-State

$50,619

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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