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University of Rochester

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Campus Life and Facilities

Rochester Says...

The University is located in Rochester, NY, the third largest urban area in the state. The region is home to over one million people. The 90-acre River Campus is situated just two miles south of downtown Rochester, along the Genesee River. The Medical Center, the South Campus, and the Mt. Hope Campus are located nearby. The University's renowned Ea... More More

Rochester Students Say...

Although the University of Rochester has several hot selling points for under­graduates, the weather is not high on the list. One student described the typical student as “nerdy and normally freezing!” Locals don’t seem to complain though. They know that “being in western New York, we can get a lot of snow,” and so they just add an extra layer of c... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

300 Wilson Blvd

PO Box 270251

Rochester, NY 14627

United States

Phone: 585-275-3221

Fax: 585-461-4595

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 84
Fire Safety Rating: 81
Green Rating: 84
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 655.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.security.rochester.edu

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/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 82.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students

Other:
Freshman housing; Special interest housing; Suite style living
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:240
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:6
Number of Social Sororities:15
    % of women who join:8%
Number of Social Fraternities:16
% of men who join: 6
Number of Religious Organizations:14
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.sa.rochester.edu/pn
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.rochester.edu/College/OMSA
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Yellowjackets
Women's Sports Team Name:Yellowjackets
Team Mascot:Rocky
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rochester Institute of Technology
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rochester Institute of Technology
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 20
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 25.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
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: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Anthony Center for Women's Leadership, Arthur Kornberg Medical Research Building, C.E.K. Mees Observatory, Center for Biomedical Ultrasound, Center for Electronic Imaging Systems, Center for Future Health, Center for Visual Science, Clinical and Translational Sciences Building, Eastman Theatre, Frederick Douglas Institute for African and African-American, Institute for Popular Music, Institute of Optics, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Medical Center, Memorial Art Gallery, Omega Laser Facility, Sign Language Research Center, Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    84
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    81
  • Green Rating:
    84
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    99%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    82.00
  • # of Organizations:
    240
  • # of Honor Societies:
    6
  • # of Social Sororities:
    15
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    16
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    14
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