University of Rochester
The University of Rochester is a private, nonsectarian, research university located in Rochester, New York. The University grants undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degrees through six schools and various interdisciplinary programs. The University is home to several noted schools and programs, including the prestigious Eastman School of Music, the oldest optics program in the United States, and top 20 programs in political science and economics. The Institute of Optics was founded in 1929 as the nation’s first educational program devoted exclusively to optics. It is widely considered one of the nation’s premier optics schools and is a leader in basic optical research and theory.
The University of Rochester undergraduate program is considered one of the most competitive programs in the East of the United States and is consistently ranked as one of the top Research institutions in the world. In addition, the university is considered one of the few New Ivies and its students considered to rival traditional Ivy League schools.
The University enrolls approximately 4,600 undergraduates and 3,900 graduate students. The University of Rochester, along with its affiliated Strong Health System, is the largest employer in the Greater Rochester area and the sixth largest employer in New York State.
Schools and Colleges
- Arts, Sciences and Engineering
- Eastman School of Music
- School of Medicine and Dentistry
- School of Nursing
- Simon School of Business
- Warner School of Education
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