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University of Rochester

Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, NY

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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
  • Psychology
  • 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

Student Enrollment

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships85%$29,586
Receiving Student Loans51%$5,794
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

University of Rochester has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years77%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

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

Intercollegiate Athletics

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)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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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.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
33.82%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$28,512