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University of Rochester Review

Rochester, NY, Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

University of Rochester is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 11,105 students and offering 233 degrees in Rochester, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Rochester.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
926 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
440
7
Commerce
69
Business/managerial Economics
0
Economics
177
8
7
Finance
218
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Mathematics and Science
584 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
0
4
6
Biological and Physical Sciences
0
Biology
208
8
7
Biophysics
1
4
Biostatistics
2
Chemistry
31
27
16
Epidemiology
9
4
Genetics
5
8
Geology/earth Science
7
6
1
Mathematics
49
16
6
Mathematics and Statistics
3
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
3
9
Microbiology
8
Microbiology and Immunology
0
Molecular Genetics
0
Neuroscience
0
6
0
Optics/optical Sciences
4
21
13
Pathology/experimental Pathology
7
11
Physics
33
6
8
Physiology
0
1
Statistics
19
3
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
499 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
16
0
1
Bioethics/medical Ethics
3
Clinical Nurse Leader
5
1
Critical Care Nursing
1
2
0
Dental Clinical Sciences
6
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
7
1
4
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
1
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
13
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
0
1
Medical Scientist
0
Medicine
100
Neuroanatomy
0
0
Neurobiology and Anatomy
0
3
Nursing Science
7
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
7
0
3
Pharmacology
11
1
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
4
0
0
Public Health
6
25
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
0
Registered Nurse
261
0
0
Toxicology
6
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
457 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
2
American/united States Studies/civilization
2
Anthropology
15
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
5
0
Clinical Psychology
4
Cognitive Science
0
Comparative Literature
2
2
Developmental and Child Psychology
0
East Asian Studies
1
Experimental Psychology
54
5
7
History
19
5
2
International Relations and Affairs
36
Language Interpretation and Translation
4
Linguistics
16
0
0
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
9
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
3
Philosophy
13
2
3
Political Science
45
8
4
Psychology
125
4
4
Religion/religious Studies
9
Research and Experimental Psychology
0
Russian Studies
1
Social Psychology
1
Social Sciences
44
Women's Studies
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
389 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
67
23
11
Biomedical Sciences
2
Chemical Engineering
49
17
4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
19
45
7
Engineering
0
Engineering Science
5
Engineering Technology
0
23
Environmental Science
9
Environmental Studies
8
Geological/geophysical Engineering
2
Laser and Optical Engineering
25
Materials Sciences
10
3
Mechanical Engineering
43
15
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Education and Liberal Arts
345 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
10
Applied Mathematics
32
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
Biology Teacher Education
3
Chemistry Teacher Education
3
Curriculum and Instruction
4
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
Education
11
Education
3
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
0
Educational Administration and Supervision
23
13
Elementary Education and Teaching
6
English Language and Literature
52
23
3
English/language Arts Teacher Education
3
Foreign Language Teacher Education
1
French Language and Literature
6
0
French Language Teacher Education
0
German Language and Literature
1
0
German Language Teacher Education
0
Japanese Language and Literature
4
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
2
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
0
Latin Teacher Education
0
Liberal Arts
8
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
0
Music Teacher Education
22
13
1
Physics Teacher Education
2
Reading Teacher Education
5
Russian Language and Literature
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
Social Studies Teacher Education
4
Spanish Language and Literature
8
0
Spanish Language Teacher Education
0
Special Education and Teaching
0
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
42
2
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Art and Design
308 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Conducting
3
2
Film/cinema/video Studies
14
Fine Arts
13
Jazz/jazz Studies
6
4
5
Keyboard Instruments
3
1
Music
14
Music History, Literature, and Theory
0
1
Music Performance
116
74
23
Music Theory and Composition
0
9
5
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
2
4
Visual and Performing Arts
6
2
Voice and Opera
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
64 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
43
15
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
11 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Agriculture
0 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs (Residency in Clinical Psychology)
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months)
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Advanced Education in General Dentistry 24 Months)
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice Residency 12 Months)
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (General Practice Residency 24 Months)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontics
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in counseling and human development, Class of 1998

Internship, practicing, extensive alumni network

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2008

A non-traditional curriculum, alumni support, student engagement, and career networking opportunities on campus. Also an amazing education.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 2005

We got to teach summer school programs before student teaching

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 2008

Mostly white, upper-middle class students. Our school could use more diversity. Left-leaning but moderate.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 2005

This program is one of the more diverse, however it's an upstate New York school, so more diverse and culturally evolved than most of the country.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 1995

Great! Very smart, inclusive, progressive.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Masters in counseling and human development, Class of 1998

Latest tech with classic buildings

Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2008

Great labs and dorms for the most part. Some classrooms could use some work, as well as the food choices.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Philosophy , Class of 1995

Everything listed and the libraries.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 2008

Diverse student groups and music groups. A cappella groups, Banghra, theatre

Rated January 2016
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