Rochester College

Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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Rochester College is one of the forty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rochester Hills.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,168 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 171 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 111 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 65%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Rochester College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $21,116, and fees were $1,196. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,116 and $1,196 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students1,168
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Churches of Christ
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 16

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/26/2012 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT860 to 1110
ACT16 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$688/credit
In State Students$688/credit
Out of State Students$688/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$640/credit
In State Students$640/credit
Out of State Students$640/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $30,960 $30,960 $30,960
ADN 70 $48,160 $48,160 $48,160
BSN 125 $86,000 $86,000 $86,000
FNP 50 $32,000 $32,000 $32,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 72% of Rochester College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 27% $4,483
Other Federal Grant 22% $459
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $2,002
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 72% $9,218
Federal Student Loans 56% $5,729
Private Loans 5% $8,412


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,002
$30,001 to $48,000$13,898
$48,001 to $75,000$17,543
$75,001 to $110,000$19,747
Over $110,000$19,465

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.
Rochester College
800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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