University of Rochester

University of Rochester is a non-profit, private research university located in Rochester, New York. The university is comprised of six academic schools and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees. The university is particularly well known for its Simon School of Business Administration and Eastman School of Music – both nationally ranked programs in their respective fields.

The University of Rochester has an annual enrollment of roughly 6,000 undergraduate students and 5,000 graduate students. It employs about 2,300 full-time tenure-track faculty and professors. Unlike most universities that require undergraduate student to complete specific core courses, outside of a prerequisite writing course, undergraduates are able to choose their own courses as long as they complete a required number of credits in humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.

The university has an annual research budget of roughly $395 million and consistently ranks among the top colleges and universities in science, engineering and medical research. It is currently expanding its research in the areas of biomedical engineering and optics.

Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

The William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration is the business school at the University of Rochester. It is ranked as one of the top business schools nationally and internationally. It is well known for its MBA program which is also ranked among the top in the United States. The school offers full-time, part-time and executive MBA programs, as well as Master of Science (MS) and Phd programs in various business disciplines.

Areas of conentration offered in the school's MBA program include Business Environment, E-commerce, Entrepreneurship, Public Accounting, Accounting and Information Systems, Health Sciences, Marketing, International Management, Operations Management, Finance, Public Policy, Business Systems Consulting, and Competitive and Organizational Strategy.

Simon Master of Science programs can be completed 9-17 months are offered in Finance, Business Management, Medical Management, Marketing Analytics, Finance, Business Analytics, Healthcare Management and Accountancy. Phd programs are offered in Accounting, Computer and Information Systems, Operations Management, Finance, Marketing, and Competitive and Organizational Strategy.

Online Learning and Degree Programs

The University of Rochester offers several online learning opportunities for current students. The university offers continuing nursing education, a certificate in online teaching, an e-Theory course in music, Executive MBA program and continuing medical education via online learning. However, most undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Rochester require campus attendance and are not offered online.

General Information

Phone Number: (888) 822-2256
Address: Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Large ( 5,600+ undergrad, 4,600+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 37,927
Out-of-State Tuition $ 37,942
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Managerial Economics
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten Preschool Education
Latin Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Science
General Engineering
Geological Geophysical Engineering
Laser and Optical Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
Russian Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (asl)
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Clinical Sciences
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Medical Scientist
Public Health
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Cognitive Science
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Materials Science
Optics Optical Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Social Psychology
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences

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