University of Rochester: Review & Facts

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University of Rochester is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 11,105 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1850 and is one of the 17 colleges located in Rochester, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
141
Good
University of Rochester will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Rochester deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 141 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Biology, Engineering, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
96%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of Rochester is excellent at 96% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Rochester is very good: 87%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Rochester is good, 10:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$48,400
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $47,500 per year. The additional fees at University of Rochester beyond tuition are approximately $900; which makes it a total of $48,400 a year.

Read the details about University of Rochester additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
34%
Hard
According to recent data, 17,912 applications were submitted and 6,058 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at University of Rochester in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,800
High
University of Rochester provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Rochester, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
University of Rochester offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, around $8,800 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Rochester. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Rochester appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Rochester Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Rochester, Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011, USA
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