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Rochester University

Rochester Hills, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%

About Rochester University

Rochester University is an accredited liberal arts educational institution firmly grounded in the teachings of Jesus. The university offers bachelor’s degree majors in traditional and accelerated learning formats, and a master’s degree in missional leadership. Educational programs in areas such as business, computer science, education, mass communication, ministry, nursing and psychology prepare students for productive careers while emphasizing Christian values and integrity.

Rochester University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Rochester Hills, Michigan. Rochester University was founded in 1959. The university enrolls around 1,120 students per year, including 1,087 undergrads.

Rochester University Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Rochester University. In 2022, Rochester University accepted 98% of applicants. Out of 628 applications received in 2022, 616 students were offered admission.

Rochester University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%

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Rochester University is located in the town of Rochester Hills, Michigan, near Detroit.

If you would like to see Rochester University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Rochester Hills, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Detroit Metropolitan.

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College Info

800 West Avon Road Rochester Hills, MI 48307-2764

Campus Setting: Suburban

Rochester University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rochester University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rochester University is Continuous processing.

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Rochester University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

880 - 1090


Math SAT Range

450 - 550


Reading SAT Range

440 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1090 and Above


880 to 1090


880 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Rochester University students is 1014. Applicants with SAT scores of 1090 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Rochester University, while applicants with SAT scores between 880 to 1090 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 880 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Rochester University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Rochester University is like? There are approximately 1,120 students enrolled at Rochester University, including 1,087 undergraduate students and 33 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from MI and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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