University of Rochester Profile


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 37% of 13,678 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: Yes
Regular Admission Deadline: January 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Important
Standardized Tests: Important
Essay: Important
Extracurricular Activities: Not Considered

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.8
SAT Math: 700 average  650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 650 average  600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 660 average  610-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 30 average  28-32 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance:$59,384
Tuition and Fees: $43,926
Room and Board: $12,618
Average Percent of Need Met: 100%
Average Freshman Award: $36,533
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $28,100


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Not required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 530
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 10% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-59 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: February 1
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Institutional Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 002894: Free

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