Academic Dates

In the News


Congratulations, Class of 2017!

The Eastman Quadrangle and other campus landmarks were scenes of celebration during commencement ceremonies over the weekend. More than 2,500 students received degrees, while faculty, alumni, special guests, and other honorees were recognized in events that were held from Friday through Sunday. See photos, videos, and a social media recap.

Students at Commencement

Did you know?

  • Rochester’s students come from all 50 US states and more than 100 foreign countries.

    Click the circles below for more.

  • If you can't find a major that speaks to you, Rochester lets you create your own major.

    See interdepartmental studies for more information.

  • Last year over 115 students participated in Study Abroad. Students in all majors can spend a semester, summer or sometimes a year abroad without falling behind in their studies.

    Visit Study Abroad to find a program that will work for you!

362full-time faculty

Through innovative research and dedication to professional excellence, our award-winning faculty is the foundation of our university, and our students’ successes.

77percent of students

Are involved in undergraduate research. Students can assist a faculty member on an existing research project or working on a project based on their own ideas.

Rochester Curriculum

People do their best when doing what they love. At Rochester, you build your own curriculum with your own unique strengths and interests. There are no required subjects. You study only what you’re passionate about, choosing a major in one of the three divisions of learning and taking thematic three-course clusters in other areas.

Need help or more information? Contact us.