Rochester College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Rochester College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,185 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1959 and is one of the 2 schools located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Rochester College is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Rochester College will give you the option to receive an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Rochester College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Psychology, Business, Management, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at Rochester College is low at 57% (below Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rochester College is low: 46%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rochester College is pretty good: 12:1. Learn more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,100
Average tuition prices are fairly high - $18,000 a year. The additional fees at Rochester College not covered by tuition are about $2,100, which totals $20,100 per year.

Read the details about Rochester College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
According to government data, 463 applications were submitted and 414 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Rochester College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Rochester College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rochester College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Rochester College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- about $3,200 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Rochester College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rochester College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rochester College, 800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307, USA
Location Map - Street View:
Rochester College Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Rochester College Location Map - City View

Learn More About Rochester College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Michigan Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 77 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Jackson, and 48 other cities. Around 5,400 accounting and finance degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance programs in MI is approximately $18,200.

Biology
Learn more about 50 biology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Livonia, and 32 more cities. About 4,900 biology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in MI is approximately $27,300.

Business
We list 94 business schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Troy, Dearborn, Southfield, and 57 more cities. Around 13,600 business diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for business programs in MI: $19,400.

Communication and Journalism
Learn about 56 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Rochester Hills, Muskegon, Southfield, and 36 more cities. Approximately 3,600 communication and journalism degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for communication and journalism programs in MI is around $25,100.

Education
Read about 102 education schools and colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Flint, Port Huron, Kalamazoo, and 60 other cities. Approximately 10,500 education diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for education degree programs in MI is about $21,100.

English and Literature
Our listing contains 46 english and literature schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Bay City, and 30 more cities. Approximately 2,700 english and literature diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for english and literature degree programs in MI is about $25,300.

General Studies
Detailed information about 70 general studies schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Battle Creek, and 45 more cities. Approximately 14,900 general studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for general studies programs in MI - $8,100.

History
We list 42 history schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Lansing, Dearborn, and 29 more cities. Approximately 1,200 history diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for history programs in MI is around $26,900.

Management
Learn more about 94 management schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Southfield, Troy, Dearborn, and 57 more cities. About 16,300 management degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for management programs in MI is about $19,200.

Medical
Learn more about 84 medical schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Dearborn, Port Huron, and 52 other cities. Approximately 9,200 medical diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for medical degree programs in MI is roughly $17,700.

Medical Assistant
Our directory contains 96 medical assistant schools and colleges in Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Dearborn, Port Huron, Ann Arbor, and 60 other cities. Around 11,500 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for medical assistant degree programs in MI is approximately $11,500.

Music
We list 37 music schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Marquette, Ypsilanti, and 26 other cities. About 1,100 music diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for music degree programs in MI: $27,400.

Nursing
Detailed information about 75 nursing schools and colleges in Flint, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Dearborn, Southfield, Muskegon, and 53 more cities. Approximately 9,700 nursing degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in MI is roughly $13,500.

Occupational Therapy
Our listing contains 45 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Bay City, Adrian, Rochester Hills, and 28 more cities. Around 2,200 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy degree programs in MI is roughly $23,500.

Psychology
Read information about 59 psychology schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Adrian, and 41 more cities. Approximately 5,200 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for psychology programs in MI is approximately $24,500.

Theology and Religion
Detailed information about 31 theology and religion schools and colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Holland, Lansing, and 16 more cities. About 900 theology and religion diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for theology and religion degree programs in MI: $21,000.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges