Best Colleges For Returning Adults
- Rochester (NY) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Rochester (NY) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Returning Adults - Rochester (NY) -

University of Rochester tops our Rochester (NY) list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. University of Rochester charges tuition and fees of $48,260. The college has an acceptance rate of 36.4%. The average salary for recent graduates is $75,000.

The total ranking includes 9 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $17,254 to $49,677 (in-state from $7,904 to $49,677). Acceptance rates range from 36.4% to 82.9%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,130 to 1,290 and average salaries of graduates range from $55,000 to $79,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of RochesterRochester, New York$48,260
2SUNY at GeneseoGeneseo, New York$8,113 / $17,963
3Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochester, New York$37,124
4Keuka CollegeKeuka Park, New York$28,692
5Hobart William Smith CollegesGeneva, New York$49,677
6SUNY College at BrockportBrockport, New York$7,904 / $17,254
7Roberts Wesleyan CollegeRochester, New York$28,630
8Saint John Fisher CollegeRochester, New York$30,690
9Nazareth CollegeRochester, New York$31,520

Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.

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