If you are thinking about applying to Rochester University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Rochester University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean SAT Score||966|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||77%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||15%|
Rochester University does not offer early decision or early action.
The early decision acceptance rate at Rochester University is 0%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 99%.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Rochester University is a slightly difficult school to get into. Rochester University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Rochester University accepted 99% of all applicants, around 527 of the 530 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Rochester University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to early admission applicants is program moderately difficult.
It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Rochester University must submit the following items. Double check with Rochester University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Rochester University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Rochester University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 77% of Rochester University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Rochester University applicants, you should strive to earn between 840 and 1050 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Rochester University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1050 and 25% of scored lower than 840, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Rochester University student is 966.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Rochester University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Rochester University students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Rochester University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Rochester University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Rochester University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Rochester University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Rochester University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Rochester University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Rochester University.
Does Rochester University accept transfer credits?
Rochester University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Rochester University accepts:
Does Rochester University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Rochester University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Rochester University?
Rochester University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Rochester University's acceptance rate?
Rochester University's acceptance rate is 99%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rochester University?
Rochester University's early decision acceptance rate was 0% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Rochester University? Rochester University is a less selective institution. The Rochester University acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 99 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Rochester University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Rochester University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1050 and Above
840 to 1050
840 and Less
The median SAT score for Rochester University students is 966. Applicants with SAT scores of 1050 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Rochester University, while applicants with SAT scores between 840 to 1050 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 840 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Rochester University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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