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Pursue a degree or take courses in arts and humanities, engineering, natural sciences, or social sciences.

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Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering Search

A national search is under way for the next Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering. The search committee is chaired by Rob Clark, University provost and senior vice president for research.

The position serves as the academic and administrative leader for Arts, Sciences and Engineering, one of the University’s principal academic units and home to approximately 370 tenure-track faculty members, 5,400 undergraduates, and 1,200 graduate students.

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Did you know?

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

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!

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

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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.

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