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The University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities. Our campuses are home to 200 academic majors, more than 2,000 faculty and instructional staff, and some 10,000 students—approximately half of whom are women.

Learning at the University of Rochester is also on a very personal scale. Rochester remains one of the smallest and most collegiate among top research universities, with smaller classes, a low 10:1 student to teacher ratio, and increased interactions with faculty.

General Information

Description: Private, coeducational, nonsectarian, nonprofit
President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf
Provost: Robert Clark


(2018-19 school year; student totals include MD students and non-matriculated students)
Full-time undergraduates: 6,293
Full-time graduate students: 3,644
Tenure-track faculty: 1,348
Total faculty and staff:
(University of Rochester and health entities)
(FTE as of December 31, 2018)
Alumni: more than 112,000 (July 1, 2017)
More key stats: University Fact Book

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $52,974 
(2018–19, Arts, Sciences, and Engineering undergraduate)

(2018–19, Eastman School of Music undergraduate)
Room & Board: $15,862
(2018–19, undergraduate)
Total charges:
(undergraduate tuition plus room and board)

(2018–19, Arts, Sciences, and Engineering) 

(2018–19, Eastman School of Music)

Cost of College Breakdown
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering tuition, room and board, other fees, indirect costs
Net Price Calculator
online worksheet provides an estimate of financial aid eligibility


Total University budget: $4 billion (fiscal year 2018)
Long Term Investment Pool (primarily endowment funds): $2.3 billion
(as of June 30, 2017)
Related Websites: Investor Relations
Office of the University Registrar
Rochester Endowment
Administration and Finance