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Located in Rochester, New York and founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian institution. A member of the Association of American Universities, Rochester offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, as well as in several professional disciplines. The University's current president is Thomas H. Jackson, the University's 9th; he will be replaced by Joel Seligman on July 1, 2005.

Rochester's undergraduate and graduate degree programs in optics, medicine, economics, political science, nursing and music are among the best in the nation.

The sports teams are called the Yellowjackets. They participate in the NCAA's Division III and in the University Athletic Association. One exception to this is the squash team, which plays in Division I.

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Facts and Figures

The following is compiled from The University fact book (external link) (http://www.rochester.edu/news/facts/)

Enrollment

4,435 full-time undergraduates
2,560 full-time graduate students
1,215 part-time graduate students

Faculty

Faculty: 1,010 full-time faculty
Full-time faculty and staff: 11,200
Alumni: More than 91,700 living

Research


Research volume: Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 colleges and universities nationwide in federally financed science, engineering, medical, and other research.

Academic affiliations

Consortium On Financing Higher Education (COFHE) Rochester is one of the 32 members of this association of the nation's top private colleges and universities.

Association of American Universities (AAU) Rochester is one of 63 members of this organization of the leading public and private research and graduate institutions in the United States and Canada.

Funding and Finances

Tuition and other costs: 2005–06 River Campus undergraduate tuition: $30,540. Total charges (including room, board, fees, books, and personal expenses)—approximately $43,063.

Financial aid: Undergraduate: More than $40 million (includes 2001–02 University scholarship and grant expenditures only, not federal and state grants and loans).

Most Rochester undergraduates receive some form of financial assistance, including academic merit scholarships. More than 95 percent of Ph.D. students receive financial aid, usually enough to cover tuition and living expenses.

Total University budget for expenditures: $1,221,097,000 (2001–02).

Total voluntary support: $57,770,000 (year ending June 30, 2002).

Endowment: $1.1 billion (as of June 30, 2002). As of June 30, 2001 (latest available date for comparative figures), Rochester's endowment was ranked 30th in the nation among institutions of higher educations.

Principal Units

University of Rochester (http://www.rochester.edu)
U of R libraries (http://www.library.rochester.edu)

River Campus

College (Arts, Sciences, and Engineering) (http://www.rochester.edu/college/)
William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration - External Homepage (http://www.ssb.rochester.edu/)
Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development (http://www.rochester.edu/Warner/)

Medical Center

School of Medicine and Dentistry (http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/)
School of Nursing (http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/SON)
Strong Memorial Hospital (http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/strong/welcome.htm)
Golisano Children's Hospital (http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/gchas/)
Eastman Dental Center (http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Dentistry/)

Eastman School of Music

South Campus

Laboratory for Laser Energetics [1] (http://www.lle.rochester.edu/)
Center for Optics Manufacturing (http://www.opticsexcellence.org/)
Center for Optoelectronics and Imaging

Memorial Art Gallery (http://mag.rochester.edu/)

Mt. Hope Campus

C. E. K. Mees Observatory (Bristol Hills) (http://spider.pas.rochester.edu/mainFrame/resources/Mees.html)

Internet Communities

Notable Alumni


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