Encyclopedia > University of Rochester

  Article Content

University of Rochester

Located in Rochester,_New_York and founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is a private, coeducational institution. A member of the Association of American Universities, Rochester offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, as well as in several professional disciplines.

The sports teams are called the Yellowjackets. They participate in the NCAA's Division III and in the University Athletic Association.


The following compiled from http://www.rochester.edu/news/facts/

General description: Private, coeducational, nonsectarian President: Thomas H. Jackson, the University's ninth

Principal Units

River Campus
College (Arts, Sciences, and Engineering): http://www.rochester.edu/college/
William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration: http://www.ssb.rochester.edu/
Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development: http://www.rochester.edu/Warner/

Medical Center

School of Medicine and Dentistry: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/
School of Nursing: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/SON
Strong Memorial Hospital: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/strong/welcome.htm
Golisano Children's Hospital: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/gchas/
Eastman Dental Center: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Dentistry/

Eastman School Campus: http://www.rochester.edu/Eastman/

South Campus

Laboratory for Laser Energetics: http://www.lle.rochester.edu/
Center for Optoelectronics and Imaging

Memorial Art Gallery: http://mag.rochester.edu/

Mt. Hope Campus

C. E. K. Mees Observatory (Bristol Hills): http://spider.pas.rochester.edu/mainFrame/resources/Mees


4,435 full-time undergraduates
2,560 full-time graduate students
1,215 part-time graduate students

Faculty: 1,010 full-time faculty

Full-time facutly and staff: 11,200

Alumni: More than 91,700 living

Research volume: Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 colleges and universities nationwide in federally financed science, engineering, medical, and other research.

Academic affiliations

Consortium On Financing Higher Education (COFHE) Rochester is one of the 32 members of this association of the nation's top private colleges and universities.

Association of American Universities (AAU) Rochester is one of 63 members of this organization of the leading public and private research and graduate institutions in the United States and Canada.

Funding and Finances Tuition and other costs: 2002–03 River Campus undergraduate tuition: $25,430. Total charges (including room, board, fees, books, and personal expenses)—approximately $37,100.

Financial aid: Undergraduate: More than $40 million (includes 2001–02 University scholarship and grant expenditures only, not federal and state grants and loans).

Most Rochester undergraduates receive some form of financial assistance, including academic merit scholarships. More than 95 percent of Ph.D. students receive financial aid, usually enough to cover tuition and living expenses.

Total University budget for expenditures: $1,221,097,000 (2001–02).

Total voluntary support: $57,770,000 (year ending June 30, 2002).

Endowment: $1.1 billion (as of June 30, 2002). As of June 30, 2001 (latest available date for comparative figures), Rochester's endowment was ranked 30th in the nation among institutions of higher education.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
East Farmingdale, New York

... is $68,125, and the median income for a family is $71,726. Males have a median income of $51,332 versus $32,188 for females. The per capita income for the town is $25,466. ...

This page was created in 30.2 ms