Admissions at Rochester

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Admissions: How to apply

Below, you will find details about the University of Rochester admissions process. This includes how to apply to each of our schools, tuition and financial aid information, and advice on the college application process.

Omolade C. Fasusi, (L) rising Chemical Engineering senior, Eisenberg Summer Research Fellow, and Kendra R. Watson: rising Chemical Engineering senior, Eisenberg Summer Research Fellow, set up an electrochemistry experiment

Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E)

Home of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, AS&E is the largest academic division at Rochester with several highly ranked programs, including physics, political science, economics, and engineering.

Janae Gaddy ‘24E, a double bass major at Eastman and first generation student from Lancaster, PA, is photographed in Eastman Theatre.

Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music is among the world’s leaders in musical composition, performance, and education.

Members of the class of '22 leave Eastman quad after posing for a class photo following the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry holds its Annual Dr. Robert L. & Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony.

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Housed in one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, the School of Medicine and Dentistry offers programs in medical and graduate education, residency/fellowships, and postdoctoral positions.

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School of Nursing

The School of Nursing has undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs that meet the needs of a broad spectrum of nursing and health care professionals.

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Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Part of the University’s Medical Center, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health offers advanced postdoctoral dental education and residency programs.

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Simon Business School

The Simon Business School offers nationally recognized degree programs that go beyond business as usual by embracing data analytics to drive decision-making.

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Warner School of Education

The Warner School’s graduate degrees and advanced certificates in education and human development help learners meet their professional goals while making the organizations and people they serve ever better.

Degree programs

Our 200-plus programs of study run the gamut, from the traditional to the self-designed. In addition to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, we offer several dual degrees and certificates.

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PhD student Zekai Chen is photographed in the lab of his advisor, physics professor Nicholas P. Bigelow, in Bausch & Lomb Hall.

College application advice

Check out these articles with tips and best practices for preparing to apply to college, as well as the college application process.

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