University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

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The University of Rochester, located in suburban Rochester, NY, offers several highly ranked graduate programs. This private institution, founded in 1850, is one of the smallest and most collegiate schools among the nation’s top research universities. The Yellow Jackets are part of the University Athletic Association and participate in the NCAA Division III. The school offers more than 200 student organizations and an active Greek life. Notable alumni include U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and visual effects artist Michael Kanfer, who won an Academy Award for his work on the film Titanic.

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Quick Facts


Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14627
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1850

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 05 application deadline
36.4% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

1% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$48,290 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#70
Engineering

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: Http://enrollment.rochester.edu/apply/transfer/

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Environmental science, American/united states studies/civilization, Music performance, general, African-american/black studies, American sign language (asl), Statistics, general, Optics/optical sciences, Environmental studies, Religion/religious studies, Psychology, general, Comparative literature, Chemical engineering, Business/managerial economics, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, Engineering, general, Mathematics and statistics, other, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Music teacher education, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Epidemiology, Engineering science, Music, general, Economics, general, Anthropology, Electrical and electronics engineering, Russian language and literature, Digital communication and media/multimedia, French language and literature, Physics, other, English language and literature, general, Public health, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Experimental psychology, Japanese language and literature, Film/cinema/video studies, Bioethics/medical ethics, Russian studies, Geology/earth science, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Mathematics, general, Linguistics, Mechanical engineering, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Political science and government, general, International relations and affairs, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Social sciences, other, Business/commerce, general, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Adult health nurse/nursing, Geological/geophysical engineering, Music theory and composition, German language and literature, Laser and optical engineering, Applied mathematics, general, Spanish language and literature, Philosophy, Computer science

Minors Offered

Engineering, other, Geological and earth sciences/geosciences, other, American/united states studies/civilization, Sustainability studies, African-american/black studies, Film/video and photographic arts, other, Italian language and literature, American sign language (asl), Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, other, Statistics, general, Optics/optical sciences, Hebrew language and literature, Ethics, Arabic language and literature, Dance, other, Religion/religious studies, Anthropology, other, Psychology, general, Comparative literature, Philosophy, other, Chemical engineering, Industrial and organizational psychology, Clinical psychology, Latin language and literature, Business/managerial economics, Women's studies, Environmental/environmental health engineering, Architectural engineering, East asian studies, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Computer engineering, general, Journalism, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Epidemiology, Music, general, Medieval and renaissance studies, Ancient/classical greek language and literature, Economics, general, Legal studies, general, Astronomy, Anthropology, History, other, Russian language and literature, Digital communication and media/multimedia, French language and literature, Chinese language and literature, Archeology, English language and literature, general, Public health, general, Vision science/physiological optics, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Japanese language and literature, Bioethics/medical ethics, Art/art studies, general, Russian studies, Geology/earth science, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Mathematics, general, Linguistics, Creative writing, Mechanical engineering, Latin american studies, Biostatistics, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, International relations and affairs, Social sciences, other, Jewish/judaic studies, German language and literature, Architectural history and criticism, general, Spanish language and literature, Philosophy, Computer science, Developmental and child psychology

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 6,266
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,911
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 163

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 1 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 8 15
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 2
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 13 16 17
Motor vehicle theft 3 4 3
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 1 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 2 5
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 8 3 11
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 2 2 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 3 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.