University of Rochester

country rank  74
world rank  105

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University Overview

Founded in 1850, University of Rochester is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rochester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Rochester (UR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Rochester (UR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 169 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UR
Founded 1850
Motto Meliora
Always Better
Colours Dandelion yellow and Rochester blue

University Location

Address 300 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester (population range: 50,000-249,999)
14627-0011 New York
United States
T +1 (585) 275 2121
F +1 (585) 461 4595

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 100 Wallis Hall, Box 270251
Rochester 14627-0251
+1 (585) 275-3221
5858786

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 University of Rochester's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019