University of Rochester Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at University of Rochester. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.enrollment.rochester.edu/
Online Applicationenrollment.rochester.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 29.00% and yield is 23.99%. 10,300 men and 10,955 women applied to University of Rochester and 2,884 men and 3,396 women students were accepted. Among them, 779 men and 747 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants21,25510,30010,955
Admitted6,1642,8843,396
Enrolled1,479779747
Acceptance Ratio 29.00%28.00%31.00%
Yield 23.99%27.01%22.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 971 students (66% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 427 students (28%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and 25th percentile is 640. The SAT Math score is 790 (75th) and 680 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 103 (75th percentile) and 103 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing640710
SAT Math680790
ACT Composite3034
ACT Math2834
ACT English3035
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Rochester are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,460, ACT: 96 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

University of Rochester requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes University of Rochester application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see University of Rochester online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPANeither required nor recommended
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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