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Student Life

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The University of Rochester is home to nearly 6,000 full-time undergraduate students in the College and the Eastman School of Music.

Students come from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Most undergrads live on campus for all four years of their college experience, and take full advantage of the more than 250 student clubs and organizations to choose from.


Welcome, Class 0f 2021

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“It’s new and exciting, and fresh. It’s a new beginning for everyone.”
Students from the incoming Class of 2021 arrived on both River Campus and the Eastman School of Music. The class is one of our largest and most diverse yet. Nearly 1,500 students come from 42 states and 105 countries.



101 things to do before you graduate

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From "garbage plates" at Nick Tahou's, to all-nighters in Gleason. From sledding down the Sue B. hill, to getting a food special named after you in the Orchestra Pit. Rochester students have a lot to check off their list.

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