University of Rochester: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick review of University of Rochester general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Rochester admission criteria are rather strong; in 2015/16 this college accepted only 34 percent of those who apply.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

University of Rochester usually will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
University of Rochester requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Rochester is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is $75.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is a very important component of the application process. 72 percent of applicants at University of Rochester completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 580 to 730 on Critical Reading, from 620 to 770 on Math, and from 580 to 730 on Writing. Hence if you scored above 680 in SAT Critical Reading, 720 in SAT Math, and 680 in SAT Writing, that will most likely get you accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
540
650
680

SAT Math
570
690
720

SAT Writing
540
650
680

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is common part of the application at University of Rochester. 37 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 27 to 33 on Composite, from 26 to 34 on English, from 26 to 34 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you have above 32 in ACT Composite, 32 in ACT English, 32 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing, that should make you safe for being accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
25
30
32

ACT English
24
30
32

ACT Math
24
30
32

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(585)
275-3221
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at University of Rochester, please contact this college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (585) 275-3221 or check University of Rochester Website

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