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Rochester University Student Life

Rochester University is on a 68-acre campus in a suburban setting in Rochester Hills, Michigan, not far from Detroit. There are many activities and organizations for Rochester University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Rochester University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Rochester University has a thriving Theatre. In fact, more students participate in Theatre than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Rochester University include Shield Magazine and Shield Online, Emerging and Fellowship Leaders, Campus Ministry.

The Rochester University community comes together each year for Ice Cream Olympics, Student Emmys and Midnight Breakfast.

Does Rochester University Offer Student Housing?

Rochester University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Rochester University students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at Rochester University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Rochester University. There are 338 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,198 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 215 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 25% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Rochester University Athletics

At Rochester University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rochester University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Bowling Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Rochester University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Rochester University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Rochester University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Rochester University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Rochester University, take Interstate 75 to Rochester Hills, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Michigan you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Rochester University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Rochester University Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

62%

Full Time

38%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

67%

22%

2%

2%

2%

2%

2%

1%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

1,198

Graduate Students

33

Non-Resident / International Students

22

Rochester University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,231

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,462

Out-of-State

$25,462

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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