Rochester, NY
University of Rochester


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Recent Reviews

Danielle
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On the first day of college I knew not a single other person on campus, I was so scared, I even got lost trying to find my wa...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

On the first day of college I knew not a single other person on campus, I was so scared, I even got lost trying to find my way back to my room from the bathroom. And yet now I couldn’t image going back. I’ve made so many good friends, found new passions by accidently signing up for clubs, and found all sorts of new strengths and weaknesses. I love U of R and could imagine who I would have been had I not gone here.

Robert
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I cannot wait to attend and I am super excited about attending next semester. Another thing I am excited about is the proximi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I cannot wait to attend and I am super excited about attending next semester. Another thing I am excited about is the proximity of close cities where you never feel like you're too far away from a new city. Also the environment is just so welcoming.

Toni Anne
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I really enjoy it here! The food is much better (usually) then I have had at other schools when visiting, both as a perspecti...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really enjoy it here! The food is much better (usually) then I have had at other schools when visiting, both as a perspective student and visiting friends. The academics are obviously top-notch which was a big part of why I came here, and I really appreciate having the medical center so close to campus allowing for internships and practical research experience.

Naomi
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Overall the University of Rochester is a good school. The professors are accessible and they actually care whether or not the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall the University of Rochester is a good school. The professors are accessible and they actually care whether or not their students understand the material. On the other side of this, tests are difficult, but if you look for help you can find it

Elizabeth
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester is an amazing school with many different opportunities. Here at this school, students have the ch...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Rochester is an amazing school with many different opportunities. Here at this school, students have the change meet people from different backgrounds, places, and learn something new about the world everyday. I have no regrets coming to this school because I have met the best people: kind, funny, smart- and we all have learned so many things this new semester.

Nicole
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To say the University of Rochester is an excellent school would be an understatement. The motto of the university is “meliora...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

To say the University of Rochester is an excellent school would be an understatement. The motto of the university is “meliora” meaning “ever better”. According to the university, this is more than just a motto; it is a way of life. The university, its professors, and its students never settle. Instead, they work hard to make the university, the community, and themselves better. The school strives to be the best that it can be and I truly believe it succeeds. With and top-notch professors, over 200 academic majors, and a diverse community, I give this university an A+. All of my professors at the University of Rochester have inspired me, encouraged me, challenged me, and believed in me. Each and every professor is qualified and immensely passionate about the subjects they are teaching. They have all created a warm and comfortable learning environment that encourages students to participate, ask questions, work together, and get to know one another. If a student is having a difficult time understanding something, the professors will do everything they can to help. Their office doors are always open. With a variety of majors to choose from and an open curriculum, students have much freedom and control over what they wish to study at the University of Rochester. Instead of general education requirements, the school requires one writing class and one cluster in a subject area outside of one’s major. This means that students are not forced to take (and pay for!) a bunch of classes that they do not want to take. It gives students the opportunity to focus on their passions and put their time and energy into classes they love and enjoy. This helps student receive higher grades and excel in their fields. According to the university, about 45 percent of students double major. There are even many students that double minor or triple major. This makes students open to more fields and more job opportunities. There is nothing better than being immersed in a community that values diversity, language, and culture. The school is located in Rochester, which is home to a huge Deaf community. It is so special and wonderful to study and live in an area so rich in language and culture. As student studying American Sign Language, I had the opportunity to attend many community events and practice my signing outside of the classroom. This experience is unlike one that any other school can offer. The University of Rochester has made me a better person. While learning a beautiful language, I was introduced to a new culture, I made lifelong friends, and amazing professors inspired me. The professors, community, and open curriculum have helped me to be a better version of myself. I am now ready to make the world ever better

Lianna
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University of Rochester is a great university for those who are looking to be academically focused, but not exist in a consta...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

University of Rochester is a great university for those who are looking to be academically focused, but not exist in a constantly-cutthroat environment. Every student here is intelligent, hardworking, and happy to help you in whatever capacity he/she can. It is an school and atmosphere which inspires me to be better. Plus, the party scene is pretty decent -- there's usually something happening on campus, but there's no pressure to partake if that's not your thing.

Paige
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The school and its associated opportunities are amazing! There are so many things going on all the time its borderline imposs...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school and its associated opportunities are amazing! There are so many things going on all the time its borderline impossible to go to them all-from concerts to sports games to bake sales. The music on the River campus is really amazing, and students have access to courses over at the Eastman School of Music as well. The transportation system at the University provides access to various shopping sites on the weekend and a direct line to the College town if it's too cold to walk. I honestly couldn't have been lucky enough to attend this University and I love it so much.

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.

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

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