Education Abroad


UR vs. Non-UR Programs

UR Programs

A UR program is one with which the University has a formal affiliation. In most cases, these programs have hosted Rochester students for many years, and the program staff are familiar with the academic interests, needs, and strengths of Rochester students. Rochester offers more than 75 programs during the summer and the academic year.

Advantages of UR programs:

Non-UR Programs

Rochester students are permitted to go on accredited study abroad programs offered by other US universities or institutions, but need to do a little more legwork themselves. There are more than 4,000 of these programs worldwide. Rochester financial aid does not apply toward non-affiliated programs.

Why students choose Non-UR programs: