29%

Acceptance Rate

$34,656

Avg.Financial Aid

002894

FAFSA Code

About University of Rochester

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,817

Website

www.rochester.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Rochester, New York, University of Rochester is a private university. Out of total 11,648 students enrolled at UR, 6,546 belong to undergraduate courses while 5102 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 1164 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 93% of the students are 24 and under at University of Rochester. At UR around 42% are white, 26% are Non-resident alien, and 11% are Asian. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Leland Clark (Chemist, Inventor), Edward Gibson (Physicist, Astronaut), William Harkness (Inventor, Surgeon), and George B. Selden (Businessperson, Inventor). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At UR, 452 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ADA (American Dental Association).

Location & Contact

Address

Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5852753221
Fax: 5854611046
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. University of Rochester has been ranked at the 82nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

5th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

29%

SAT Range

1320 - 1500

ACT Range

30 - 34

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students and takes in few each year. Securing admission to UR is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1310-1500, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Rochester, must score 32 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 30 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011. To gather more information, they can call them at (585) 275-3221.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$35,452

Average Annual Cost

$52,974

Books And Supplies

$1,310

Other Fees

$935

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,122

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,380

Total One Year Cost

$72,721

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UR are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $75,190. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($56,030), books and supplies ($1,310), room and boarding ($16,470), and budget for other expenses ($1,380). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

95%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$29,532

Faculty Overview

63%

Male Professors

37%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

214 Graduates

Biology, General

192 Graduates

Economics

157 Graduates

Music

156 Graduates

Psychology, General

132 Graduates

Computer Science

94 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

86 Graduates

Mathematics

80 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

76 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

70 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

67 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

62 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

52 Graduates

Political Science and Government

52 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

51 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

44 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

37 Graduates

Physics

37 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

32 Graduates

Educational Administration and Supe...

29 Graduates

History

27 Graduates

Anthropology

26 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

21 Graduates

Chemistry

19 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

16 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

15 Graduates

American Sign Language

13 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Engineering Science

11 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

11 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

11 Graduates

Computational Science

10 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

10 Graduates

Statistics

10 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

9 Graduates

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

9 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

8 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

6 Graduates

Bioethics/Medical Ethics

5 Graduates

Public Health

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

4 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Dance

1 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,535

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

18%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

43% White

5% Unknown

5% Black

7% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

26% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

24%

In State

37%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,109 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,700/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,422/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,422/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Yellowjacket

School Colors

blue and yellow

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

University Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

265

Total Female Athletes

257

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

35

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UR. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $16,470 per year. The average meal plan at UR costs around $6,422 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 49% and 51%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$61,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,750

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$195 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$34,656

Students Receiving Federal Grants

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,350

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,292

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,539

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$53,792

$30K - $48K

$53,765

$48K - $75K

$49,262

$75K - $110K

$40,398

> $110K

$26,119

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$28,070,265

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UR to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,532, whereas the financial aid is $38,321. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,722 as well as institutional aid worth $38,321. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Rochester amount to $28,070,265 per annum.

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