5,796
Students
Financial aid thermometer
47,340
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
30
30%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Rochester is a University institution located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 270251
300 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, NY  14627-0251
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admit@admissions.rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-3221
Fax: 585-461-4595

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Epidemiology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/commerce Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Laser And Optical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (ASL) Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Health Nursing Checkmark
Bioethics/medical Ethics Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Related Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Optical Sciences Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Physics Related Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18,066
Applied
5,591
Accepted
5,796
Enrolled
31%

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Audition for Eastman School of Music

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 5th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th March 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 720
SAT Math 650 770
ACT Composite 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,867
Fees icon

Fees

958
Full-time student fees
15,860
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,340
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,139
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
32,118
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,492
Avg. Loan Aid
15,124
Avg. Grant Aid
42,106
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
96%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
91%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,796
Total undergrad students
25%
International Students
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.38%
Black or African American 5.19%
White or Caucasian 42.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 10.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.6%
Other 5.82%

Gender

Male (51.41%)
Female (48.59%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Boar's Head Dinner, Mela and Meliora Weekend

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Black Students'; Union, Grassroots (environmental group), Women's Caucus and American Sign Language Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio