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Colleges / University of Rochester

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate39%

About University of Rochester

University of Rochester is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Rochester, New York. University of Rochester was founded in 1850. The university currently enrolls around 12,197 students per year, including 6,767 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Rochester

It is very difficult to get into University of Rochester. The acceptance rate at University of Rochester is 39%. Out of 19,960 applications received in 2022, 7,762 students were offered admission.

University of Rochester Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 39%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 43%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

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University of Rochester is located in the city of Rochester, New York,.

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College Info

Wilson Boulevard Rochester, NY 14627

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Rochester Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 12

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Rochester is Jan 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Rochester is Jun 12.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Rochester is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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University of Rochester SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1410 - 1520


Math SAT Range

710 - 790


Reading SAT Range

680 - 750

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1520 and Above


1410 to 1520


1410 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Rochester students is 1440. Applicants with SAT scores of 1520 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Rochester, while applicants with SAT scores between 1410 to 1520 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1410 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Rochester.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Rochester is like? There are approximately 12,197 students enrolled at University of Rochester, including 6,767 undergraduate students and 5,430 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from NY and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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