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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY
University Website: www.rochester.edu
Apply Online: www.enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/apply/freshmen/
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The University of Rochester (U of R, UR) is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The university has six schools and various interdisciplinary programs.

The University of Rochester is noted for its Eastman School of Music. The university is also home to the Institute of Optics, founded in 1929, the nation's first educational program devoted exclusively to optics. Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics is home to the second most powerful fusion laser in the world.

In its history five university alumni, two faculty, and one senior research associate at Strong Memorial Hospital have been awarded a Nobel Prize; eight alumni and four faculty members have won a Pulitzer Prize, and 19 faculty members have been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Faculty and alumni of Rochester make up nearly one-quarter of the scientists on the board advising NASA in the development of the James Webb Space Telescope, which will replace the Hubble Space Telescope as of 2011.

The University of Rochester, across all of its schools and campuses, enrolls approximately 5,600 undergraduates and 4,600 graduate students. Its 158 buildings house over 200 academic majors. Additionally, Rochester (along with its affiliated Strong Health System) is the largest employer in the Greater Rochester area and the sixth largest employer in New York State.

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  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $41,040.00 avg tuition

Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627-0011
(888) 822-2256

Apply online Admissions:
enrollment.rochester.edu/admissio..
Financial Aid:
enrollment.rochester.edu/financial/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Rochester

Statistics:
Applied 14,638
Admitted 5,296 36%
Enrolled total 1,286
Full Time: 1,286
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 600 700
SAT Math 650 740
SAT Writing 610 700
ACT Composite 28 32
ACT English 27 33
ACT Math 27 33
ACT Writing 8 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 69%
6-year graduation rate 80%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Rochester

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $41,040.00 $41,040.00 $41,040.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $786.00 $786.00 $786.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,284.00 $1,284.00 $1,284.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,112.00 $23,112.00 $23,112.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $502.00 $502.00 $502.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,284.00 $1,284.00 $1,284.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,120.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,564.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,250.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 89%
Avg amount of grant aid $24,622.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 57%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,328.00

University of Rochester

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biophysics X
Biostatistics X
Genetics, General X
Microbiology, General X
Neuroanatomy X
Neurobiology and Anatomy X
Neuroscience X
Pathology/Experimental Pathology X
Pharmacology X
Physiology, General X
Toxicology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, Other X
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
German Language Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Latin Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering, Other X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Science X
Engineering, General X
Geological/Geophysical Engineering X
Laser and Optical Engineering X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
American Sign Language (ASL) X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Clinical Nurse Leader X
Critical Care Nursing X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing X
Medical Scientist X
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing X
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing X
Public Health, General X
Public Health, Other X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X X
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Cognitive Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Materials Science X
Optics/Optical Sciences X X
Physics, General X X
Physics, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Experimental Psychology X X
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, Other X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Conducting X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Music, General X
Musicology and Ethnomusicology X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X
Voice and Opera X

University of Rochester Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
Albert E. Phillips Scholarship Varies March 01, 2015
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