University of Rochester is a nonprofit private institution located in Rochester, NY and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. Approximately nine thousand students are enrolled annually at University of Rochester.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Social Sciences
- Visual And Performing Arts
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most common test scores among students admitted to University of Rochester are between 28 to 32 on the ACT, or 1860 to 2140 on the SAT exam. University of Rochester admits around 40 percent of students applying. Of those students admitted, around 24 percent of students enrolled. More information from the admissions office can be found at enrollment.rochester.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is around $46,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. The price of on-campus housing is about $8,100 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The mascot for University of Rochester is the "Yellow Jackets", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through oversight by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates University of Rochester accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at University of Rochester is about 11,000. The student body is made up of 57% undergraduate students and 13% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $52,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,500-$1,800 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$29,586|
|Receiving Student Loans||51%||$5,794|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, University of Rochester may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
University of Rochester has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||77%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) & Supervisory CPE Program
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Medical (M.D.) Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
- Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Program
- Pediatric Dentistry Program
- Periodontics Program
- Prosthodontics Program
- Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
University of Rochester is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (University Athletic Association)
- Basketball (University Athletic Association)
- Track and Field (University Athletic Association)
- Field Hockey
- Football (University Athletic Association)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Rochester by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of Rochester.
- University of West Alabama in Livingston, AL (12 miles away)
- SUNY College at Brockport in Brockport, NY (17 miles away)
- SUNY at Geneseo in Geneseo, NY (25 miles away)
- SUNY College at Oswego in Oswego, NY (59 miles away)
- University at Buffalo in Buffalo, NY (61 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Rochester for official up-to-date information.