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Rose-Hulman Recognized as Best Value and School for Internships, Science Labs


Rose-Hulman received top rankings of all time for its career services, science laboratory facilities, accessibility to faculty, residence halls, and student support and counseling services – elements that make the institute a best-value college with a strong return on investment, as selected by The Princeton Review.

The educational services company surveys students annually to develop rankings in 50 categories covering the areas of academic provision, cost/financial aid, job placement, graduation rates, and student debt.

This year, Rose-Hulman placed in the top 20 and earned accolades in the following categories:

These are the reasons why Rose-Hulman has again been chosen to be featured in the 2023 edition of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges” book.

Featuring direct quotes from students, Rose-Hulman’s profile begins with the statement, “Rose-Hulman…earns its ‘reputation as an excellent undergraduate engineering school’ with a combination of strong academics and ‘ personal attention, small classes and a family atmosphere. “, a rarity among tech schools.”

Rose-Hulman President Robert A. Coons acknowledged that the latest rankings highlight the continued investment in campus programs and facilities.

“We are particularly encouraged to see The Princeton Review give us our highest ranking in the areas of Science Facilities, Career Services, Student Support and Counseling Services, and Residence Life,” Coons said. “The opening of the new university building last year has greatly improved our chemistry and biochemistry laboratories, bringing them up to par with the high quality facilities of our other university departments. Meanwhile, enhancements to our career services, counseling and residence life areas continue to support our institutional goal of providing student-centered undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. .

Rose-Hulman is consistently recognized for its return on investment and best value. At least 94% of Rose-Hulman students complete an internship, co-op, or research experience during their academic career, with 70% having two experiences. The 10-year placement rate for all graduates is 98% within six months of commencement.

Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Rob Franek says, “Our selection of colleges in this book (“The 388 Best Colleges”) is based on our opinion of their academic offerings. We recommend each as an outstanding academic choice for one. However , our ranking lists are not based on our college reviews. They are entirely based on what school students have told us about their experiences.