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University of Rochester Admissions

Rochester admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 36%. Students that get into Rochester have an average SAT score between 1250-1450 or an average ACT score of 28-32. The regular admissions application deadline for Rochester is January 5.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
36%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
17,485
SAT Range
1250-1450
SAT Reading
600-700
SAT Math
640-740
Students Submitting SAT
67%
ACT Range
28-32
ACT English
27-33
ACT Math
27-33
ACT Writing
8-9
Students Submitting ACT
35%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 5
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Offers Early Action
Application Fee
$50
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
86%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.49 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.49 responses
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