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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.81% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
17,485 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
85.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,115 Graduates

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The median tuition at University of Rochester is $49,260, which is $17,050 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,170.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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University of Rochester received 17,485 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.38% annual decline. Out of those 17,485 applicants, 6,213 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 35.5% acceptance rate.

There were 11,209 students enrolled at University of Rochester in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Rochester has an overall enrollment yield of 23.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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University of Rochester has a total enrollment of 11,209 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Rochester is 9,594 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,615. This means that 85.6% of students enrolled at University of Rochester are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Rochester, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.1% White, 8.48% Asian, 5.61% Hispanic or Latino, 4.72% Black or African American, 2.52% Two or More Races, 0.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Rochester in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (12.9%), followed by White Female (12.5%) and Asian Female (3.17%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (6.66%), followed by White Female (5.09%) and Asian Male (0.95%).

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In 2016, 143 more women than men graduated from University of Rochester. The majority of students graduating from University of Rochester are White. These 1,731 graduates mean that there were 6.2 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 279 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at University of Rochester is Registered Nursing with 214 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 203 graduates and General Economics with 152 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at University of Rochester, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Physical Sciences, with 178 graduates, followed by Math & Statistics with 116 graduates and Biology with 337 graduates.


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University of Rochester has an endowment valued at nearly $2.05B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $94.7M (4.62%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Rochester had a total expenditure of $3.33B. Of that $3.33B, they spent $1.6B on salaries and $469M on benefits.

University of Rochester employs 262 Professors, 138 Lecturers, and 133 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Rochester are Male Professors (208), Male Associate professors (90), and Male Lecturers (77).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Rochester are: Management, with 1,156 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1,121 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 697 employees.



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