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Jonathan Burdick

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Areas of expertise: Issues related to college admissions and financial aid

Press contact:
James Mandelaro

Related Links:
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In the News

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Getting Inside the Mind of an Applicant
September 28, 2015

Eugene Register Guard
Schools want the sky to be the limit on loans
September 05, 2015

Bloomberg News
Schools Want the Sky to Be the Limit on Loans
September 03, 2015

2014′s Best and Worst States for Student Debt
October 16, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Student loan reforms put focus on debt
June 13, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Student loan reforms put focus on debt
June 12, 2014

Yahoo! News
US college entrance test, the SAT, gets a revamp
April 16, 2014

England Daily Mail
Now that's using his noodle: Chinese high school student wins place at top New York university after impressing tutors by writing about his love of ramen
April 04, 2014

Slate Magazine
G.I. Joe College
November 14, 2013

Inside Higher Ed
Annual Veterans Count, 2013
November 11, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education
With New Microscholarship Site, Colleges Aim to Shape Student Behavior
November 07, 2013

Syracuse Post Standard
Say Yes to Education, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand set to announce new colleges, grant
September 11, 2013

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Obama's college proposal received warmly by local educators
August 23, 2013
Bad grades: 5 common student loan errors
May 21, 2013

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
In Rochester, foreign-born students eye immigration debate
February 13, 2013

Huffington Post
Why Bother to Get to Know College Admissions Reps
October 24, 2012

Michigan Chronicle
5 Tips for Students Applying to College Alone
October 15, 2012

U.S. News & World Report
5 Tips for Students Applying to College Alone
October 12, 2012

The New York Times
This Week’s Admissions Tip: Pay Close Attention to the Supreme Court
October 09, 2012

Inside Higher Ed
U. of Rochester Adopts 'Test-Flexible' Admissions Policy
September 11, 2012

Fox Business
Bad Grades: 5 Common Student Loan Errors
June 07, 2012
Bad grades: 5 common student loan errors
June 07, 2012

The Washington Post
Five steps to a prudent student loan
April 17, 2012

USA Today
$5.3B goes to students who government says don't need it
November 25, 2011

Inside Higher Ed
Veterans Day 2011
November 11, 2011

New York Times
'The Ideal High School Graduate'
October 27, 2011

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
5 local colleges rise in rankings
September 14, 2011

U.S. News & World Report
How Colleges Determine Merit Scholarships
August 23, 2011

Rochester Business Journal
Some students wait to pick a major, keep options open
August 12, 2011

University Reveals the Secrets of Winning Merit Scholarships
August 03, 2011

Washington Post
Admission dean pulls back curtain on merit aid
July 13, 2011

Inside Higher Ed
The Early Word on Yield
May 06, 2010

USA Today
Private colleges wait to see which accepted students pay up
May 06, 2010

Changes Coming for Federal Student Loans
March 31, 2010

The government is overhauling the federal student loan system -- by eliminating banks and private lenders. According to Jonathan Burdick, the Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid a
March 31, 2010

Some Regents Exams Could Be Cut
March 07, 2010

The Chronicle of Higher Education
As Tough Times Persist, Colleges Must Live With Last Year's Decisions
February 07, 2010

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Rochester-area districts debate class rank system
June 27, 2009

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleges Undermine Their Value When They Put Tuition 'On Sale'
May 29, 2009

USA Today
Private colleges still have questions about new GI Bill
March 19, 2009

WROC TV CBS Rochester
U of R sets aside more financial aide
February 02, 2009

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
'Extreme Makeover' youths get college aid
November 03, 2008

Democrat and Chronicle
More New York seniors taking SATs
September 01, 2008

COLLEGE GUIDE: A Financial Earthquake
August 09, 2008

USA Today
Private colleges try to stay affordable
February 05, 2008

Washington Post
Heftier Aid at Elite Colleges Draws Praise, Rebukes
January 27, 2008

New York Times
Harvard's Aid to Middle Class Pressures Rivals
December 28, 2007

Miami Herald
Colleges come in all sizes, and one size does not fit all
November 11, 2007

Boston Globe
Merits of Student Aid
March 11, 2007

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News Releases

Rochester Hosts Conference for College Admissions Counselors
June 03, 2011

Rochester Summit Explores State of Native American Education
August 16, 2010

Summer of Opportunity Brings Students to University
July 14, 2010

Rochester Education Foundation Gives University of Rochester Higher Education Partner Award
October 19, 2009

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Jon Burdick administers all aspects of the admissions process for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. He is an authority on trends in the field from the application process to financial aid. He can speak about enrollment management, access, student loans, k-16 issues, and the marketing of higher education. He came to Rochester in 2003 after 18 years in admissions at the University of Southern California.