Institute of Optics University of Rochester

Institute of Optics University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
17%
83%
student ratio
115
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
39%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Optical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 233
    • Accepted 92
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 33
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$492.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomedical, fiber and optical communication; image science and systems; ultrafast optics and High Field sciences
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Institute of Optics

University of Rochester

Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14627
United States

Xi-Cheng Zhang

Interim Director

Phone: 585-275-0333

Betsy Benedict

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 585-275-7720


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