University of Rochester: Ranking & Review

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Rochester Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 77 124
Top 1%

University of Rochester Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate34%33%35%
Applicants19,0589,4609,598
Admissions6,5203,1513,369
Enrolled undergraduates1,550791759
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,6485,7115,937

487 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

122 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPANeither required nor recommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores860
Percent of students submitting SAT scores64%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
680
Math
715

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores665
Percent of students submitting ACT scores49%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
31
ACT Math
31

University of Rochester Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $70,108 $70,108
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,398 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Rochester provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,027 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $51,090 $51,090
Fees for full-time undergraduates $930 $930
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,596 $1,596
Tuition for Full-time graduates $38,304 $38,304
Fees for full-time graduates $639 $639
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,596 $1,596

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 69 557 5 631
Health Professions and Related Programs 222 96 114 432
Engineering 271 114 22 407
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 195 58 51 304
Visual and Performing Arts 169 96 31 296
Social Sciences 257 16 11 284
Education 49 11 111 35 206
Psychology 160 19 11 190
Physical Sciences 60 76 49 185
Mathematics and Statistics 108 11 10 129
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 94 15 4 113
English Language and Literature & Letters 45 16 7 68
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 55 7 62
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11 41 52
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 15 28 43
History 24 16 2 42
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 2 1 16
Natural Resources and Conservation 14 14
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 13 1 14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 9 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 3
Grand Total491,8181,2923543,513

A total of 1,867 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Rochester.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,646 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%82%89%
  • Full-time retention rate - 97%

General info

Alternative namesUR
Founded1850
MottoMeliora
Always Better
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsdandelion yellow, rochester blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff8,415
Instructional FTE2,346
Research FTE433
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiterochester.edu
AddressWilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
Rochester, New York, 14627-0011
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5852753221
Fax+1 (585) 461 4595

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