University of Rochester
Founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is one of the leading private research universities in the country. The distinctive Rochester Curriculum allows undergraduates' interests to drive their learning. Students pursue at least one major within one of the three great branches of learning - the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences (including math and engineering) - and take a cluster in each of the other two. Rochester's personal scale and the diversity of its college and professional schools permit both attention to the individual and unusual flexibility in planning undergraduate programs. Students may choose among courses in six colleges and professional schools; the College (Arts and Sciences, Hajim School of Engineering), the Simon Business School, the Margaret Warner School of Education and Human Development, the Eastman School of Music, the School of Nursing, and the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Special programs include the Take Five Program which allows selected undergraduates a fifth year of tuition-free study; combined admission programs in Medicine (REMS), Engineering (GEAR) and Education (GRADE); Quest Freshman Research Seminars; and the Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year program for students seeking to transform an idea into an enterprise.
P.O. Box 270251, Rochester, NY 14627-0251
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Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, squash, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field.
Clubs and Activities
The clubs our students create are as diverse as their members, covering the spectrum of community service, spirituality, entertainment, and politics. With more than 275 organizations to choose from, Rochester students find communities of friends who share their interests and passions. Club categories include: academic honor societies, awareness groups, class councils, club sports, community-service groups, cultural clubs, entertainment programming, fraternities and sororities, intercollegiate competition, performing and fine arts, political clubs, pre-professional groups, publications and media, religious groups, special-interest housing, and student government. For a complete list of clubs and student organizations, visit our Campus Club Connection at http://ccc.rochester.edu.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
66% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 600 – 710
SAT math range: 640 – 760
ACT range: 29 – 33
SAT/ACT Special Note: We are test-flexible. A wide variety of test results can fulfill this requirement, including SAT Reasoning exams, the ACT, two or more results from SAT Subject exams, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, AS- and A-level exams (in UK and Commonwealth countries), Gao Kao (China), and results from many other national secondary exams. Admission to the College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering is based on a holistic review process that includes a test-flexible philosophy. As we seek to enroll a diverse and talented class each year, our review procedures incorporate a variety of factors, including many kinds of academic records.
99% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
1% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||5%||3.4%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||7%||3.3%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||48%||42.7%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||<1%||0.2%|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||<1%||0%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||18%||35.6%|
|% Two or more races||3%||1.2%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||7%||9.4%|