Wilson Boulevard Rochester, NY 14627 585-275-3221
http://www.rochester.edu admit@admissions.rochester.edu
About University of Rochester
  • Year of Foundation 1850
  • Size of Campus 655 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,696
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51% 49% 50%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $39,480
  • Room and Board $11,640
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 5.291
The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our 158 buildings house more than 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 9,300 students approximately half of whom are women. Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 9:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Meliora Weekend combines Alumni Homecoming, Reunion and Family Weekend in a nationally acclaimed fall celebration of the values of an educated life. The Weekend, which attracts about 6, 000 alumni, parents, students, and community residents annually, prese
  • Number of students in fraternities 18
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa (Iota chapter of NY), Golden Key International Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi, Psi Chi, National Society of Collegiate Scholars;
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Christian Fellowship, Brothers and Sisters in Christ (B. A. S. I. C. ), Campus Crusade for Christ, Hillel, Hindu Students Association (OM), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Students' Association, Catholic New
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association for Development of Interest in the Indian Subcontinent (ADITI), Black Students' Union (BSU), Chinese Students' Association (CSA), Filipino American Students' Association (FASA), Israel Council (URIC), Korean Ame
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 18
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, other
  • Distance to nearest airport Rochester, New York (1)
  • Distance to nearest train Rochester, New York (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Rochester, New York (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 29%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 11%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 85%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), sorority housing (4%), fraternity housing (7%), apartment for single students (10%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 50%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 19%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 10%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, academic, psychological, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Museums Memorial Art GalleryLaboratory for Laser Energetics
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 55%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Putman Lovell,Federal Reserve Bank,M&T Bank,Economists Inc.,BAE Systems,Raytheon, US Department of Justice,Skadden Arps,Teach for America
  • Employed Students after 2 years 98%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 49%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis