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

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Graduate Studies

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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    Activity Fair 2018

    From karate to robotics, debate to dance, culture to Quidditch—undergraduate students in Arts, Sciences and Engineering looking to get involved with clubs, organizations, and student groups on campus have a range of options to explore.

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    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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    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.

    Culture of Respect

    At the University of Rochester, we are united by a commitment to be ever better—Meliora. It is our guiding principle and it informs our shared values. We put those values into action by ensuring that all members of our community feel safe, respected, included, and valued.

    In support of that mission, the University is taking a number of important steps to strengthen policies, clarify processes, and expand resources to support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

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