Rochester, NY
University of Rochester


93 Ratings

The University of Rochester is one of the country's leading private research universities. Rochester operates on a personal scale, creating exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close work with faculty.

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Recent Reviews

Haley
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The University of Rochester is everything I hoped it would be and more. I chose Rochester because of the medium amount of stu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester is everything I hoped it would be and more. I chose Rochester because of the medium amount of students, the prevalence of undergraduate research, the rigorous academics, the NOT-cutthroat atmosphere, and the beautiful location. I have had such a great experience so far, the atmosphere is collaborative and supportive, the professors are accessible and caring, the weather is exciting, and, importantly, the food is amazing! I've been blown away by the eating options here, which suit at least my needs and desires very well! If you're nerdy, interested in research, love the snow, and love learning, the University of Rochester is the place for you!

Eugene
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The University of Rochester is a great place to attend. This is my second year living on campus and I have had great experie...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester is a great place to attend. This is my second year living on campus and I have had great experiences. I love the organization, the professors and the dynamics of student interaction. I would love to see more diversity.

Imani
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The University of Rochester is the place to be if you are interested in making friends, memories, having fun, all while learn...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester is the place to be if you are interested in making friends, memories, having fun, all while learning new and interesting things every day. There is always something interesting happening on campus. The wide selection of clubs and organizations make it easy for students to find there place, find out who they are, make friends, or just have a good fun time. The professors are always there to help and if by any chance they cant help there are other resources on campus to get you the help you need (i.e. tutoring, teaching assistants and students in the class). The campus is incredibly safe with our Public Safety officers always around to help, if not there blue light phones all around campus to alert them immediately if you do need help. Health is a big deal on this campus whether it be mental, physical, emotional or sexual. Our campus also has many safe spaces around campus for students who feel they need them. There are a variety of other resources not mentioned which can be found on the universities webpage! I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to have a home away from home.

Anchor
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I think the University is great academically. Most people are really kind and welcoming. The food in this university is sadly...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think the University is great academically. Most people are really kind and welcoming. The food in this university is sadly not the best and could probably use more options. In terms of Greek life, there is a good amount of students who are actively involved. The are various clubs or organizations you can join to make your experience a memorable one.

Adam
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The school is a very nice place. I am a current sophomore at the school and I love it. There are so many opportunities at thi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school is a very nice place. I am a current sophomore at the school and I love it. There are so many opportunities at this school. It's a smallish-medium sized school so it's a pretty close-knit community. The school is located on the outskirts of the city. Most events happen on campus where most of the students spend a majority of their time. The amount of research that goes on in this school is extraordinary. You will find something that you like no matter what field you're studying.

Nabila M.
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I personally love the U of R. The curriculum is quite flexible, which helps students determine which academic path they will ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I personally love the U of R. The curriculum is quite flexible, which helps students determine which academic path they will pursue. Also, there are tons of extracurricular activities to get involved. Faculty is very available and open to talking to students.

Rodrigo
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University of Rochester is the type of place where you can do whatever you want without being judged. The variety of students...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

University of Rochester is the type of place where you can do whatever you want without being judged. The variety of students there is unbelievable. You can find literally every type of student: from the guy who never leaves the library to the frat bro who parties every day, from the most athletic guy to someone who has never been in a gym. It is this diversity that makes the University of Rochester such an awesome place to study. You have access to every point of view that you could ever imagine. I cannot think of a better way to grow as a human being than being surrounded by such a variety of people.

Emily
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The University of Rochester's main appeal is being a college with the excellent academics without a core curriculum. It is ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester's main appeal is being a college with the excellent academics without a core curriculum. It is both positive and negative, but it is what most people say when asked what drew them to the UofR. But, while the education is great, the social life is dull. I'm a big basketball fan and the sports and school spirit is nonexistent on campus. No one goes to any games and I feel completely on the outs when March Madness comes around - no one cares about sports or school spirit.

Alec
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I love this school. It's a good size and easy to get around. No bikes or buses are required to get to classes (except those i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this school. It's a good size and easy to get around. No bikes or buses are required to get to classes (except those in the school of music) and the campus is nice. All of the professors I've had so far have been great and I've made a lot of good friends.

Nia
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It's a fruitful school with enlightening academics, reat orgs, but the social connections are a little hard to meet if you do...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a fruitful school with enlightening academics, reat orgs, but the social connections are a little hard to meet if you don't fit the groups that are on campus. It is a little full of cliques but there are so many ways to participate that everyone should find a set of people that they share interests with

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  • Enrollment
  • 6,177
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $45,372
  • Acceptance rate
  • 35%

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