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University of Rochester Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Rochester, NY

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioethics/Medical Ethics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Epidemiology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Laser and Optical Engineering
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Optics/Optical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, nursing, business, computer science, engineering, neuroscience, physics, physics and astronomy, public health
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Optical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Optical Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology

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