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
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 29.71% and yield is 23.33%. 10,615 men and 11,027 women applied to University of Rochester and 2,905 men and 3,525 women students were accepted. Among them, 741 men and 759 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 29.71%27.37%31.97%
Yield 23.33%25.51%21.53%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,020 students (72% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 437 students (31%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 720 and 25th percentile is 640. The SAT Math score is 780 (75th) and 670 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 102 (75th percentile) and 102 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing640720
SAT Math670780
ACT Composite3034
ACT Math2733
ACT English3035
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Rochester are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,462, ACT: 97 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

University of Rochester requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. 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 .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPAConsidered but not Required
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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