Overview

Applicants
1,928
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average HS GPA
3.40

GPA Breakdown

29%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
5%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
470 - 600
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
470 - 590
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
440 - 580
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 27

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Interview
Character / Personal Qualities
Religious Affiliation / Commitment

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
:1
Total Faculty
259
with Terminal Degree
98

145
Women
114
Men
17
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
48%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
  • Nursing, Other
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Biological and Physical Sciences

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • School Psychology

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Security and Protective Services, Other

  • Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences, General

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Piano and Organ
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Carolyn Newkirk
Inventor of Brain Shunt

Bill Bachmann
World -renowned photographer

Harry Hutt
Executive with Portland Trailblazers

Kirk Wagar
Fundraising Chair for John Kerry Campaign in FL

Richard Snyder
Bishop--Free Methodist Church of NA

Jenn Suhr
2012 Olympic Pole Vault Gold Medalist

Deborah Schmidt
C.O.O. Toji Trading Company

Academic Rating

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
48%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$18,934

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,456

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,980

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$33,353

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
90%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$19,608

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$25,350
Required Fees
$974
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,144
Transportation for Commuters
$3,672

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,323
Out of State
7%

International
4%
Foreign Countries Represented
33

Demographics

12.37%
African-American
4.73%
Hispanic
77.70%
Caucasian
1.58%
Unknown
3.94%
International

69% female
31% male
7% are out of state
89% are full time
11% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
57%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
63%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
28
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
11

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Redhawks)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Redhawks)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups: We have various clubs and a human diversity committee.

Army ROTC Offered on-campus, at cooperating institutions: SUNY Brockport
Air Force ROTC Offered

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
74

Average Number of PC's per Lab
15

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Seneca data

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kristin Nielsen
Visit Counselor

Address
Office of Admissions
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997

Phone
585-594-6400

Email
admissions@roberts.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Voller Athletic Center & Sports Complex
B. Thomas Golisano Library
Rinker Community Service Center
Crothers Clock Tower
Cultural Life Center

Most Popular Places Off Campus
15 Minutes from Downtown Rochester, 3rd Largest ci
25 Ski areas within a 100 mile radius of campus
George Eastman House
Niagara Falls
Letchworth State Park

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
www.roberts.edu/visits

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://go.roberts.edu/schedule-a-visit-w

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Train: Amtrak, Buses, Rochester International Aiport, Taxicab (Regional Transit System) and Expressway system

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the East:Take Thruway 90 to Exit 45, 490 West. Take 490 West to Exit 7B. After 4.5 miles on Route 33 West, turn right at the light at corner of Buffalo Road and Westside Drive. Turn at first left after Voller Athletic Center into visitor parking at the Rinker Community service Center. From the South: Take 390 North to 490 West. Follow directions coming from the East. From the West (Buffalo): Take Thruway 90 to Exit 47 (Le Roy). Pick up 490 East to Exit 4 (North Chili), turn Left onto Route 259. Go to light at first intersection, turn right onto Rte33 (Buffalo Road). Follow Rte 33 (Buffalo Road) past Pearce Memorial Church and turn left into the college at Chesborough Drive entrance Continue along Chesborough Drive to the Rinker Community Service Center.

Local Accommodations
Visit http://www.roberts.edu/About/Location/Hotels/ for listing of recommended accommodations near campus.
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Key Stats

1,928
Applicants
1,323
Size
47%
Acceptance Rate

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