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University of Rochester

School of Arts and Sciences

Rochester, NY

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Overview

University of Rochester / School of Arts and Sciences is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Advanced Certificate (AC)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 174
Doctoral Degrees 79

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,335
Applied
557
Accepted
176
Enrolled
24%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

697
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.16%
Black or African American 1.29%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.15%
Unknown 6.03%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

247
Total faculty
Full-time - 247
Part-time - 0
Male (179)
Female (68)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology, macroeconomics, theoretical optical physics, comparative politics, perception and action
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
30,041,285

Location & Contact

Address 317 Lattimore Hall, PO Box 270401
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Gloria Culver
Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences/Professor of Biology
Email: gloria.culver@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-273-5000