Rochester University

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world rank  3450

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Established in 1959, Rochester University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Rochester Hills (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rochester University (RU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Rochester University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym RU
Founded 1959

University Location

Address 800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills
48307 Michigan
United States
Tel +1 (248) 218 2000
Fax +1 (248) 218 2035

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills 48307
(248) 218 2031
800 521 6010

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Church of Christ - www.church-of-christ.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rochester University's Library
Rochester College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 46,582 physical volumes, 8,470 physical media, 1,505 digital/electronic medium and 87 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Rochester University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 310 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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