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Rochester Christian University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROCHESTER HILLS, MI

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3.14.2024

Applications are open! Early commit ends May 1. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

800 WEST AVON RD
ROCHESTER HILLS, MI 48307
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
From Rochester Christian University

Choose Rochester Christian University and you’ll choose to learn, lead, and succeed by expanding your knowledge and your faith. Our undergraduate and graduate academic programs will prepare you for a career while also emphasizing Christian values and integrity.

RCU is a place where every individual is heard, welcomed and respected. Our campus is just steps away from downtown Rochester and no more than 30 miles from museums, markets, malls, fine dining, and more!

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Rochester Christian University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
98%
SAT Range
840-1060
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$18,716 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,606 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Rochester University announces name change to Rochester Christian University

academic spotlight

Rochester University is now Rochester Christian University.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    55%
  • On Campus
    21%
  • Online
    24%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
692 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
395
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Hard Working Christian
    57%
  • Outgoing
    14%
  • Typical college student who is working full time
    14%
  • Typical college student works part time
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
56%
Poll
40%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 15 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Community
    75%
  • Challenging and fun
    25%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

Rochester Christian University Reviews

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