Rose-Hulman recognized as top engineering school in US

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind. has been recognized for it’s academic quality, value and career placement by multiple academic publications.

The latest recognition comes from U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges Guide, which ranked the institute first among US engineering colleges focused on bachelor’s- and master’s-level education. 

This is the 23rd consecutive year Rose-Hulman has been selected the best in the specialized engineering category in US News’ annual survey of college engineering deans and senior faculty, according to a news release. They were asked to rate programs at accredited undergraduate engineering programs on a scale of one to five and Rose-Hulman tallied a 4.6 score, tops out of 239 colleges nationwide in the category. 

Rose-Hulman also once again ranked first in four academic department categories: 

Rose-Hulman Pres. Robert Coons said the US News ranking is one of several national distinctions by publications and organizations citing Rose-Hulman for academic and teaching excellence.  

“Our peers within the STEM education community have observed and continue to value the qualities that have been hallmarks of a Rose-Hulman education: teaching excellence, state-of-the-art facilities and a caring faculty and staff providing personal attention to top-notch students,” Coons said. “The formula for our success hasn’t changed throughout nearly 150 years, led by quality leadership provided by our Board of Trustees and administration, and cherished by our successful, loyal and proud alumni.” 

The institute was also recognized by the Princeton Review for its academic excellence as well as the 2022 Niche Guide to Overall Colleges.

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