The Rockefeller University

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Founded in 1901, The Rockefeller University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, The Rockefeller University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The Rockefeller University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. The Rockefeller University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1901
Motto Scientia pro bono humani generis
Science for the Benefit of Humanity

University Location

Address 1230 York Avenue
New York City
10065-6399 New York
United States
Tel +1 (212) 327 8000
Fax +1 (212) 327 7974

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 1230 York Avenue, Box 177
New York City 10065
(212) 327 7250

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Rockefeller University's Library
Rockefeller University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 44,687 physical volumes, 34 physical media, 2,536 digital/electronic medium and 13 licensed digital/electronic databases. Rockefeller University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
The Rockefeller University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 238 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New York State Board of Regents


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • New York State Board of Regents (NYSBR)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Research Institutes (AIRI)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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