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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Epidemiology Checkmark
Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Genetics, General Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other 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 Science Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Laser And Optical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Health Nurse/nursing Checkmark
Bioethics/medical Ethics Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General 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, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Computational Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Optics/optical Sciences Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Physics, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,607
Applied
6,947
Accepted
6,521
Enrolled
35%
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Female Admissions

9,732
Females Applied
3,776
Females Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,875
Males Applied
3,171
Males Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
Other requirements: International, Home-Schooled, Transfers. Audition for Eastman School of Music.

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 5th March 15th
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 26th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 683 650 720
SAT Math 730 680 790
ACT Composite 32 30 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

58,276
Private
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Fees

1,068
Full-time student fees
17,456
Room & board
10,760
Room only
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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

51,250
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,925
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
43,635
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,246
Avg. Loan Aid
15,194
Avg. Grant Aid
47,250
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
97%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
92%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,521
Total Undergrad students
26%
International Students
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.75%
Black or African American 5.33%
White or Caucasian 42.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 11.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.57%
Other 2.06%

Gender

Male (48.11%)
Female (51.89%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 57%

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:
YellowJacket Weekend, Winterfest Weekend and Hallo-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
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Programming Board, Outing Club, Pride Network, Creative Arts Club and Computer Science Undergraduate Council

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 Checkmark 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 Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rowing 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 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 Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling 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 Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rowing No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash No Checkmark 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
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

976
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 710
Part-time - 266
Male - 590
Female - 386
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