University of Rochester

Acceptance Rate 30 %
SAT Average 1,405
Tuition & Fees $58,241
Student Population 11,817
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $33,531

Academic Overview

University of Rochester Campus, Rochester, NY
University of Rochester is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Rochester, New York. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $58,241 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,817 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 30% and the graduation rate is 87% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Rochester varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $74,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Rochester are $58,241. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $50,505 on average.
University of Rochester 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Rochester. The acceptance rate of Rochester is 30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 87% and the transfer-out rate is 12%. The average received amount of financial aid is $33,531 and 79% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,817 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Rochester is 30 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Rochester is 87 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Rochester is 12 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Rochester is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Rochester is 11,817
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Rochester is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $33,531 at University of Rochester.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Rochester offers 277 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate20
Bachelor's Degree710
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree1090
Post Master's Degree250
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship540
Doctor's degree - professional practice70

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Rochester offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Freshmen (full-time) are required to live in on-campus house (e.g. dorms) at University of Rochester.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,350)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,422)

Veterans Benefits

University of Rochester has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges