The Rockefeller University

country rank  356
world rank  1066

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, The Rockefeller University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education, The Rockefeller University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Rockefeller University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1901
Motto Scientia pro bono humani generis
Science for the Benefit of Humanity

University Location

Address 1230 York Avenue
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10065-6399 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 327 8000
F +1 (212) 327 7974

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
New York City
+1 (212) 327 8086

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The Rockefeller University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • New York State Board of Regents (NYSBR)


  • Association of Independent Research Institutes (AIRI)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018