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

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Nationally recognized programs characterized by close contact between students and faculty.

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Embracing creativity, broadening our understanding of how the world works, and gaining insights into society.

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Donald Hall

Dean Hall shares priorities, vision for AS&E

Donald Hall, the new dean of the faculty for Arts, Sciences and Engineering discusses his approach to building academic communities, growing an increasingly diverse and inclusive faculty, and fostering the internationalization of higher education. Hear what he had to say during the Quadcast podcast.

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    Meliora Weekend

    October 4-7, 2018

    Meliora Weekend is an annual University-wide celebration that incorporates Family Weekend, Reunion, and Homecoming. Meet alumni, hear exceptional speakers, enjoy first-class entertainment, cheer on your fellow Yellowjackets, visit open houses, and join in special celebrations. There is something for everyone!

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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!

    376full-time faculty

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

    77percent of students

    Are involved in undergraduate research. Students can assist a faculty member on an existing research project, or create 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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