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Institute of Optics University of Rochester

  • Rochester, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 16%84%
    student ratio
  • 109
    total students
  • $42,890 | $42,890
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 33%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Optical Sciences Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and preliminary and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 167
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 30
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$42,890
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,890
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$480.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution 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 Students109
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students109
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown14%

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 highfield 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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