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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

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Web Sitewww.rochester.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,785
   Women2,987 (51.6%)
   Men2,798 (48.4%)
Graduate Students4,725

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate36% of 14,987 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.8
SAT Math685 average
640-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading649 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing651 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite30 average
28-32 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$61,340
Tuition and Fees
$45,372
Room and Board
$13,128
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$37,988
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$27,601

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
567
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-59 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Rochester Population219,773
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing99% of freshmen, 83% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotYellowjackets
Sororities15% of women participate
Fraternities16% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.8% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
6.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.9% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students12.8% from 94 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
74.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
26%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
31%
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.71 4.10 671 650 660 31
Low 2.00 2.00 350 340 310 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Rochester can claim seven Nobel Prize winners and 11 Pulitzer prize winners as faculty or alumni.

• UR's Eastman School of Music is world-famous for its chorus, orchestra, faculty and graduates.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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