University of Rochester: Ranking & Review

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Rochester
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United States
rank
World
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177124
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

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

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

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 Services695575631
Health Professions and Related Programs22296114432
Engineering27111422407
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1955851304
Visual and Performing Arts1699631296
Social Sciences2571611284
Education491111135206
Psychology1601911190
Physical Sciences607649185
Mathematics and Statistics1081110129
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services94154113
English Language and Literature & Letters4516768
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics55762
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields114152
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies152843
History2416242
Philosophy and Religious Studies132116
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences13114
Natural Resources and Conservation1414
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1313
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities99
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
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 population206,000
Phone5852753221
Fax+1 (585) 461 4595

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