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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline 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
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • 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
  • 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 DisciplinesSocial sciences, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, nursing, business, computer science, engineering, neuroscience, physics, physics and astronomy, public health
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, New York semester, Semester at sea, Washington semester, Urban semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty606
Part-Time Faculty234
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
94%
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
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
Not reported

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings 
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus700
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • American Studies
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Research
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Optical Sciences
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Western European Studies
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Medicine
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Anatomy
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Genetics
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Immunology
  • International Affairs
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Optical Sciences
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Toxicology
  • Western European Studies
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