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University of Rochester
  • 4 Year
  • ROCHESTER, NY

Report Card

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

editorial

Rochester is a highly rated private university located in Rochester, New York. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,100 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Rochester acceptance rate is 35%. Popular majors include Biology, Nursing, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. Graduating 86% of students, Rochester alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,800.

About

WILSON BLVD. - WALLIS HALL
ROCHESTER, NY 14627
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
University Athletic Association

University of Rochester Rankings

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

UR Admissions

Acceptance Rate
35%
Application Deadline
January 5
SAT Range
1330-1510
ACT Range
30-34
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$36,254 / 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
$38,936 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
2:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 99 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 108 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 108 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    90%
  • On Campus
    3%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,100 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
421
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 75 responses
  • Smart
    44%
  • There is no typical student-we're all different
    33%
  • Nerdy
    12%
  • Preppy
    3%
  • Small-minded
    3%
  • Weird
    3%
  • Musically gifted
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 140 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 155 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Nerdy but cool
    37%
  • Expensive
    22%
  • Good resources
    10%
  • Nerdy
    8%
  • Science focused, strong theory based
    8%
  • A capella
    6%
  • Research Based
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$61,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 63 responses

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