Arts, Sciences & Engineering Facts

The University of Rochester is one of America’s leading private research universities. It consistently ranks among the top in federally financed science, engineering, medical, and other research. Along with this rigor, Rochester operates on a personal scale, creating exceptional opportunities for undergraduate research, close work with faculty, and interdisciplinary study. The unique Rochester Curriculum invites students to study what they love with focus and flexibility. Through individual and collaborative efforts, our students and faculty improve themselves, each other, and our shared learning environment in the process.

Student Enrollment

Arts, Sciences & Engineering

6,918

Full Time
Undergraduate: 5,547
Graduate: 1,295

Part Time
Undergraduate: 20
Graduate: 56

University-Wide

11,648

Full Time
Undergraduate: 6,250
Graduate: 3,092
First Professional: 424

Part Time
Undergraduate: 296
Graduate: 1,586

Student Life

 

90%

Students Involved in Clubs and Organizations

25%

Students Participating in Greek Life

23

NCAA Division III Teams

90%

Students Living in Campus Housing

77%

Students Involved in Undergraduate Research

Student Outcomes

 

97%

First-Year Retention Rate

79%

4-Year Graduation Rate
(Class of 2017)

85%

6-Year Graduation Rate
(Class of 2015)

39%

Graduates Pursuing Further Study
(within one year of receiving their bachelor’s)

95%

Students Participating in Internships