#9 Best Private Colleges in New York

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York

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Student Population
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Location Rochester, New York
Online rochester.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Rochester, New York, University of Rochester is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 21,255 prospective students applied, and 6,253 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,522 enrolled in the school.  9,937 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,880 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $52,974 plus fees of $935. U of R is ranked 53 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



U of R is rated within the top 12% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1320/1500
ACT 30/34
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 5, 2021
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Rochester
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,310
Other Fees$935
Room and Board $16,122
Budget for Other Expenses$1,380
Total One Year Cost$72,721

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$71,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
83% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Rochester students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 20%
Biology 13%
Health Professions 11%
Psychology 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195030 IPEDS survey data for University of Rochester.