University of Rochester requires at least 128 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Rochester offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
University of Rochester does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take. Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement or a math or science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, University of Rochester students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at University of Rochester below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. University of Rochester does not require a senior project for all students.
University of Rochester offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability 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.
University of Rochester has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
University of Rochester 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.
University of Rochester offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
University of Rochester does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships can help students gain hands on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
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