131
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Institute of Optics

Overview

University of Rochester / Institute of Optics is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 11

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

245
Applied
116
Accepted
39
Enrolled
47%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume/curriculum vitae
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 105

Student Body

131
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.34%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 5.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.53%
Unknown 1.53%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (0)
Male (18)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical optics, fibers and optical communication, image science and systems, nanooptics and nanophotonics, optical engineering and design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,985,223

Location & Contact

Address 480 Intercampus Drive, River Campus
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Scott Carney
Director/Professor of Optics
Email: scott.carney@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-274-0113