University of Rochester requires at least 128 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.
University of Rochester does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Rochester has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
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 requirementor a math or science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
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. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
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 students to complete a senior project.
University of Rochester 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.
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 any students. Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While University of Rochester does not require internships for students in any majors, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Rochester has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Rochester include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
University of Rochester offers these dual degree programs: - Biological sciences and neuroscience, Environmental health and epidemiology, Epidemiology, Neuroscience, Public Health, Statistics and medical statistics
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