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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 of 2020

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Move-In Day for the Class of 2020
In August of 2016, the University of Rochester’s incoming freshmen class arrived, with more than 1,300 students moving into five residential halls on the River Campus and the downtown Eastman School of Music. Welcome to Rochester!



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.

Take the quiz: 101 Things To Do Before You Graduate >>




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