Rochester University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Rochester Hills, MI

$24,720

Avg tuition

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About Rochester University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Churches of Christ  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Rochester University is a small-sized private institution located on a suburban campus in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The university was founded in 1850 and is now home to over 1,000 students. Primarily known for their focus on Engineering and Biomedical Sciences, Rochester University also offers over 90 graduate programs for students to engage in. Rochester University currently has an acceptance rate of 100%. The average graduation rate is 52%, with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students who attend Rochester University averages around $24,000.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

99% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

60% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

42% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 840-1060

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students enrolled

85%

Online student enrollment

12:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

68%

Black

18%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

47% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

7

Total Online Enrollment

1,049

Student Location Breakout

85% 15%

Percent of Programs Online

73% On-campus

27% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 20% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

83%

State Grant Aid

40%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

47%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,119
State Grant Aid $2,982
Institution Grant Aid $12,832
Pell Grant Aid $4,423

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.