University of Rochester

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General Information

Admission Office

300 Wilson Boulevard

Box 270251

Rochester, NY 14627-0251

(585) 275-3221

(888) 822-2256

Fax: (585) 461-4595



Contact: Jonathan Burdick

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

PO Box 270251

Rochester, NY 14627-0251

(585) 275-2121

www.rochester.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,355

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,282

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,178

Graduate enrollment: 3,930

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 43%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 95%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $35,190 $37,250 $38,690 $40,282 +4.11%
Books and Supplies $860 $990 $1,250 $1,250 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,640 $10,810 $11,200 $11,640 +3.93%
Other $1,460 $1,500 $1,550 $1,558 +0.52%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $48,150 $50,550 $52,690 $54,730 +3.87%
In-state Off Campus $36,050 $38,240 $39,940 $41,532 +3.99%
In-state with Family $36,050 $38,240 $39,940 $41,532 +3.99%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $22,212
In-state Student Fees $552
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $22,212
Out-of-state Fees $552

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,225 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,205 94% $24,380,440 $20,233
• Federal grants 231 18% $1,448,679 $6,271
• Pell grants 214 17% $790,099 $3,692
• Other federal grants 226 18% $658,580 $2,914
State/local government grant or scholarships 332 26% $949,819 $2,861
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,205 94% $21,981,942 $18,242
Student loan aid 684 53% $4,331,265 $6,332
• Federal student loans 678 53% $3,249,807 $4,793
• Other student loans 85 7% $1,081,458 $12,723

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1554 1024 363 111
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 10
African-american/black Studies 4
Russian Studies 4
Women’s Studies 2
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 206 78 60 10
Biochemistry 10 6
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 206 9 8
Biophysics 3 1
Biostatistics 2
Biotechnology 10
Epidemiology
Genetics 8 10
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 11
Microbiology 14
Neuroanatomy 6 5
Neuroscience 6 7
Pathology/experimental Pathology 9 4
Pharmacology 4 4
Physiology
Toxicology 7 4
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 2 420 5
Business Administration and Management 420 5
Business/managerial Economics 2
Computing and Information Sciences 20 7 4
Computer Science 20 7 4
Education 15 130 44
Biology Teacher Education 7
Chemistry Teacher Education 4
Curriculum and Instruction 8 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1
Education 9
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 15 21
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching 6
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching 4
Latin Teacher Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Music Teacher Education 15 11 4
Physics Teacher Education 2
Reading Teacher Education 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 4
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching 10
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other 45 4
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 3
Engineering 128 80 17
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 54 22 3
Chemical Engineering 26 11 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 19 37 6
Engineering Science 2
Materials Engineering 5
Mechanical Engineering 27 5 1
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 65 21 3
English Language and Literature 65 21 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 75 4 1
American Sign Language (asl) 13
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Comparative Literature 3 2
French Language and Literature 8
German Language and Literature 5
Japanese Language and Literature 9
Linguistics 12 2 1
Russian Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 14
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 141 91 102 56
Adult Health Nurse/nursing 14 1
Advanced General Dentistry 19
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and oral Sciences, Other 9
Critical Care Nursing 7 1 1
Dental Clinical Sciences
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 12
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management 13
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 9 4
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing 1
Medicine 94
Nursing Science 5
oral/maxillofacial Surgery 1
orthodontics/orthodontology 6
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics 6
Pediatric Nurse/nursing 1 2
Periodontics/periodontology 2
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology 4
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing 9 2
Public Health 25
Public Health, Other 1
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 141
History 64 5 3
History 64 5 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 15
Mathematics and Statistics 77 7 6
Applied Mathematics 11
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 3
Mathematics 54 3 3
Statistics 9 4 3
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 1
Biological and Physical Sciences
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 6
Environmental Science 2
Environmental Studies 4
Physical Sciences 82 58 46
Chemistry 28 17 13
Geology and Earth Science 6 3 1
Materials Science 5
Optics/optical Sciences 23 18 15
Physics 18 20 12
Physics, Other 7
Psychology 183 16 10
Clinical Psychology 6
Developmental and Child Psychology 1
Experimental Psychology 40 7 2
Psychology 143 9
Social Psychology 1
Social Sciences 312 19 13
Anthropology 16
Economics 149 12 9
International Relations and Affairs 11
Political Science and Government 105 7 4
Social Sciences, Other 31
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious/sacred Music
Visual and Performing Arts 152 88 49 45
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Conducting 6 3
Film/cinema/video Studies 12
Fine/studio Arts 9
Jazz/jazz Studies 7 8 1
Keyboard Instruments 3 3
Music History, Literature, and Theory 1
Music Performance 96 54 27
Music Theory and Composition 6 11 5
Music 16
Music, Other 45
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 3 4
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 2 6
Voice and Opera
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Archaeology, engineering and architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Developmental Biology/Embryology B
Ecology B
Molecular Biology B
Molecular Genetics B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business/Managerial Economics B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Science B
Geological Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Sign Language Interpretation B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Mathematics and statistics B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Optics B
Physics B
Physics and astronomy B

Psychology

Experimental Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Financial economics B
Health and society B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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