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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Web Sitewww.rochester.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,266
   Women3,198 (51.0%)
   Men3,068 (49.0%)
Graduate Students4,794

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate36% of 17,410 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 GPA3.8
SAT Math696 average
640-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading647 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing658 average
610-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$65,346
Tuition and Fees
$48,290
Room and Board
$14,366
Average Percent of Need Met97%
Average Freshman Award$42,161
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$30,604

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
576
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 3% 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 99% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotYellowjackets
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.4% Asian
5.9% Black/African-American
7.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.8% White
8.9% Unknown
International Students16.8% from 97 countries
First-Year Students Returning97.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
73.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
38.0%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.68 3.99 669 636 646 30
Low 1.77 2.09 400 390 390 17
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 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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