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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Web Sitewww.rochester.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,345
   Women3,183 (50.2%)
   Men3,162 (49.8%)
Graduate Students4,823

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate35% of 17,484 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 5
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.80
SAT Math697 average
650-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading641 average
590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing650 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$67,722
Tuition and Fees
$50,142
Room and Board
$14,890
Average Percent of Need Met96%
Average Freshman Award$44,623
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$30,742

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
606
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Rochester Population210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 90% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotYellowjackets
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate

STUDENTS

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 Students20.4% from 110 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
74.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
39%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
34.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.74 4.14 705 684 30
Low 2.83 3.00 590 550 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 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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