C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,345
   Women 3,183 (50.2%)
   Men 3,162 (49.8%)
Graduate Students 4,823
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 35% of 17,484 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 5
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.80
SAT Math 697 average
650-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 641 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $67,722
  Tuition and Fees $50,142
  Room and Board $14,890
Average Percent of Need Met 96%
Average Freshman Award $44,623
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Not required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 606
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 8% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Rochester Population 210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 90% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Yellowjackets
Sororities 8% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.9% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
8.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.6% White
8.3% Unknown
International Students 20.4% from 110 countries
First-Year Students Returning 96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 74.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 39%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 34.0%