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Optics/Optical Sciences at University of Rochester

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how University of Rochester ranks in comparison to other schools with optics/optical sciences programs.

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Optics/Optical Sciences Degrees Available at University of Rochester

University of Rochester Optics/Optical Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at University of Rochester was ranked #1 on College Factual's Best Schools for optics/optical sciences list. It is also ranked #1 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Optics/Optical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 1
Best Optics/Optical Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 1
Best Optics/Optical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 2
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 2
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 2
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 2
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 2
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 3
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 4
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Optics/Optical Sciences 6

Popularity of Optics/Optical Sciences at University of Rochester

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Rochester handed out 4 bachelor's degrees in optics/optical sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #2 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 33% over the previous year when 6 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 30 students received their master’s degree in optics/optical sciences from University of Rochester. This makes it the #2 most popular school for optics/optical sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 9 students received their doctoral degrees in optics/optical sciences in 2020, making the school the #2 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

University of Rochester Optics/Optical Sciences Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the optics/optical sciences majors at University of Rochester.

University of Rochester Optics/Optical Sciences Bachelor’s Program

All of the 4 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in optics/optical sciences from University of Rochester in 2020 were men.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 75% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Rochester with a bachelor's in optics/optical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

University of Rochester Optics/Optical Sciences Master’s Program

The optics/optical sciences program at University of Rochester awarded 13 master's degrees in 2019-2020. About 77% of these degrees went to men with the other 23% going to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 54% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Rochester with a master's in optics/optical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 2

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