University of Rochester School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Rochester, NY

$57,188

Avg tuition

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About University of Rochester

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A 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.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Rochester is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Rochester, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,741, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 35%. The university offers 79 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 86%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $57,188.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

35% 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.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Considered (not required)

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1330-1510

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 30-34

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students Enrolled

82%

Online Student Enrollment

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

43%

Non-U.S. Citizen

30%

Asian

9%

Hispanic

6%

Black

5%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

18% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

9,682

Student Location Breakout

82% 18%

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 3% online

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 2% online

Doctorate Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $57,188 $57,188
Graduate $49,792 $49,792

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,310
On-campus room and board $17,064
On-campus other expenses $1,380
Off-campus (not with family) room and board Currently unavailable
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses Currently unavailable
Off-campus (with family) other expenses Currently unavailable

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $76,942 $76,942
Off-campus without family $58,498 $58,498
Off-campus with family $58,498 $58,498

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

14%

Institution Grant Aid

79%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,632
State Grant Aid $3,531
Institution Grant Aid $38,186
Pell Grant Aid $5,013

Financial Outlook

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS 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.