Rochester University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Rochester University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Rochester University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 40% of students who start college at Rochester University complete all the credits required within six years.
Rochester University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Rochester University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Rochester University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Rochester University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Rochester University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Rochester University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Rochester University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Rochester University
Rochester University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Rochester University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Rochester University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Rochester University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Rochester University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ Rochester University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Ennis and Nancy Ham Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Rochester University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Rochester University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Rochester University does not have any ROTC programs.
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