In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
University of Rochester was awarded 608 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is optics/optical sciences.
University of Rochester is ranked #63 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. This is an improvement over the previous year, when University of Rochester held the #83 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 143 colleges in New York, University of Rochester is ranked at #7.
The acceptance rate at University of Rochester is a competitive 35%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.
About 64% of students accepted to University of Rochester submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 650 and 720. Math scores were between 680 and 790.
Learn more about University of Rochester admissions.
At University of Rochester, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Rochester is 93%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Rochester has a freshmen retention rate of 92%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At University of Rochester the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 78%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Rochester.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,521 undergraduates at University of Rochester with 6,100 being full-time and 421 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Rochester, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At University of Rochester, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $7,565 a year. That adds up to $30,260 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of Rochester is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at University of Rochester make the most money.
Get more details about the location of University of Rochester.
Contact details for University of Rochester are given below.
|Address:||Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, NY 14627-0011|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Child Development & Psychology||187||$36,115|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||181||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at University of Rochester along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 9,682 students took at least one online class at University of Rochester. This is an increase from the 818 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at University of Rochester.
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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