University of Rochester

Rochester, NY 14627

The University of Rochester (UR) is a private university in Rochester, New York, offering both undergrad and graduate degree programs. It was established in 1850, and the first classes included a total of 60 students. The university now enrolls over 11,000 students and offers over 200 majors. The campus is in Rochester and includes 158 buildings on 600 acres of urban land. It is also home to The Institute of Optics, which was established with a grant from Bausch and Lomb and Eastman Kodak. This was the first educational program in the country devoted to optics. The university is structured into several colleges and schools, including the School of Nursing, which is on the campus of the UR Medical Center. 

A wide selection of nursing programs is offered at the University of Rochester. These CCNE-accredited programs include traditional BSN, RN to BSN, and accelerated BSN programs. The graduate-level programs include MSN, accelerated MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, BSN to DNP, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. With the accelerated program, students can earn their BSN in just 12 months. The traditional program includes a standard four-year curriculum, with nursing courses offered during the junior and senior year. With both the accelerated and traditional BSN programs, students can complete clinical experiences at the University of Rochester Medical Center and nearby facilities.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate96%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. MSN, RN to MSN
  4. DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  5. Accelerated BSN
  6. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 214
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 1
Critical Care Nursing Master's degree 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 6
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 9
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 12
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 8
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 0
Clinical Nurse Leader Post-master's certificate 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Critical Care Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 4
Critical Care Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Clinical Nurse Leader Doctor's degree - professional practice 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Rochester

Saint John Fisher College
5.78 miles away
Nazareth College
6.11 miles away
Roberts Wesleyan College
8.46 miles away
Keuka College
44.64 miles away
Daemen College
59.48 miles away
Trocaire College
62.72 miles away
D'Youville College
65.43 miles away
Niagara University
70.88 miles away
Syracuse University
75.59 miles away
Le Moyne College
77.97 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
04/01/1969 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1951 - 06/30/2009
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
03/24/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/27/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/27/2008 - Current

Admissions

36%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$34,170

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,725
30k to 48k$16,035
48k to 75k$21,943
75k to 110k$27,460
Over 110k$39,933
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

80%

Recipients

$29,930

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

18%

Recipients

$4,544

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

46%

Recipients

$5,602

Average Amount

Student Population

6,386

Undergrads

4,823

Graduates

5,693

Women

5,516

Men

86%

Full-time

14%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
46%
Non-resident alien
26%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Astronaut Scholarship

Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate or graduate students in natural or applied science, engineering or mathematics at Brown University, Colorado School of Mines, [...]

University of Rochester - National Merit Scholarship

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated University of Rochester as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants may change [...]

Master's Scholarship for the Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree at the University of Rochester's Arts, Sciences and Engineering school.

PhD Scholarship for the Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Applicant must be pursuing a PhD at the University of Rochester's Arts, Sciences and Engineering school.

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing
University of Rochester
Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627
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