Applying to the University of Rochester is a sign that you're ready to take control — of your education and your future. Here's how it works:
Prospective transfer students are invited to learn more about the University of Rochester on specific transfer focused open-house days.
Complete the Transfer Common Application.
Submit the application fee ($70 for paper applications, $35 for online).
Submit the Transfer Application Supplement.
Send us official college transcripts from all the schools you have attended.
Send us at least one letter of recommendation from an instructor. Additional letters of support may be from an advisor, school counselor, high school teacher, or employer.
Send us your high school transcripts and official test scores if you’ve completed less than one full-time college year or equivalent in the U.S. If your college education has been outside the U.S., you can submit a variety of options to show your preparation.
International transfer applicants may have some additional requirements. Please see the international page for details.
If applying to one of the Combined-Admission Programs (GEAR or GRADE),submit the CAPs application.
Check your application status to make sure we've received everything.
If applying for need-based financial aid, the FAFSA and the CSS PROFILE are both required. These documents should be submitted at the same time you are completing admissions documents to ensure proper timing of your financial aid package. click here.
* The University of Rochester considers only your highest combined SAT/ACT score.
You can choose to further differentiate yourself from other applicants with links to electronic media (music, websites, photos, videos, etc.). Admission reviewers will consider these contents (if submitted by the deadline) during our process.
The University of Rochester values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Further, the University complies with all applicable nondiscrimination laws in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities.
We strongly recommend you use the My ROC page to start and to complete your application. It will keep track of what you've submitted and guide you through the rest of the admissions and financial aid processes.Top