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.

University of Rochester Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (585) 275-3221
Website: www.rochester.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: enrollment.rochester.edu/apply/
Address: Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, NY 14627-0011
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,817
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 85%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,342 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $53,909
Out-of-state Tuition: $53,909
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $34,656

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Rochester Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Rochester.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 151414
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 241
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 121
Education 111275
Engineering 854
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 971
Health Professions and Related Programs 195203
History 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 432
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 211
Physical Sciences 556
Psychology 225
Social Sciences 522
Visual and Performing Arts 18118
Grand total 327211056

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Rochester and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $53,909
Out-of-state $53,909
Books and supplies $1,310

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $40,328
Out-of-state $40,328

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,361 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,354 87% $34,656
Student loan aid 623 40% $7,891

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,188 79% $33,531
Federal student loans 2,793 43% $5,621

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Rochester. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Rochester students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 21,255 10,300 10,955
Percent admitted 100% 28% 31%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 8% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Rochester Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 11,817
Undergraduate enrollment 6,535
Graduate enrollment 5,282

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Rochester Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
    • Orofacial Pain
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

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