4No. of Programs
170QS World University Rankings
History, Affiliations & Rankings
A year after the University of Rochester was founded, they adopted a motto “Meliora” which stands for “ever better”. Following the motto, the University strives to become better and ensure that its students are the best versions of themselves. This can be proven by the many recognitions and rankings that it has received over the years. The University of Rochester has been ranked 173rd University in International Category by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 166th World University by QS Top Universities.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The campus of the University of Rochester has been divided into different sections. The River Side Campus is the main campus with buildings dedicated to different schools of education. The University also has a Medical Centre, which is located adjacent to the River Side Campus. The centre holds the School of Dentistry and Medicine as well as provide intensive patient care. The other two campuses, i.e. Mid Campus and South Campus. In the buildings and halls that are strewn across the town, students can pursue over 200 programmes, including minors and majors in disciplines such as Arts, Sciences & Applied Sciences, Engineering, Music, Medicine and Dentistry, Nursing, Business and Education.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Since its inception, there have been a number of notable alumni who have contributed to society in their own manner. Many became an essential part of the wide network of the University of Rochester, where students and alumni alike can find their future path. Among the notable Accomplishments, many of the alumni have gone on to become Nobel laureates in different areas. Some of the recent laureates include Paul Romer (in Economic Sciences), Donna Strickland and Gerard Monroe for their work in Physics.
With the world becoming more connected and intermingled, diversity and inclusion at the University of Rochester are one of the top priorities. Students across different countries, backgrounds, races, religions and cultures take the opportunity of studying at the University of Rochester. The different schools under the University are encouraged to take up activities and initiatives to include and improve the student and faculty diversity. Through workshops, conferences, galas, political activities and other programmes and events, the University of Rochester is dedicated to improving the cultural awareness, equal opportunities and overall diversity in the University and community.
As per the guidelines laid down by the US Government, the Univesity of Rochester will be following the social distancing practices. Most of the classes for Fall 2020 at the University of Rochester will be conducted in hybrid-mode. In other words, the students will be asked to participate in online classes, wherever necessary visit the campus for classes. The University requests its students, faculty and staff to participate in the social distancing norms set in place by the University.
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