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University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students6,304
   Women3,154 (50.0%)
   Men3,150 (50.0%)
Graduate Students4,801


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate34% of 17,932 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 5
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.80
SAT Math695 average
640-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading653 average
600-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing657 average
610-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$67,722
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met97%
Average Freshman Award$44,628
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
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


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
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.4% Asian
6.3% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.6% White
9.1% Unknown
International Students17.4% from 113 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.76 4.13 703 688 31
Low 2.90 3.00 550 550 22
High 4.00 5.00 790 790 35
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• 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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