University of Rochester

University of Rochester Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the University of Rochester diversity report below.

University of Rochester Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Rochester?

University of Rochester total enrollment is approximately 12,233 students.

6,410 are undergraduates and 3,650 are graduate students.

University of Rochester Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time University of Rochester undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

University of Rochester Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,649
International 1,773
Asian 705
Hispanic 460
Black or African American 325
Unknown 278
Multi-Ethnic 211
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

University of Rochester Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 47% of full-time grad students are women, and 53% men.

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University of Rochester Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 1,656
White 1,246
Unknown 203
Asian 174
Hispanic 170
Black or African American 131
Multi-Ethnic 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

University of Rochester achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #35 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  35 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  99.03 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does University of Rochester Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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University of Rochester is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

University of Rochester is ranked 980 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  980 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  74.16 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

University of Rochester Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,145
International 3,842
Asian 952
Hispanic 715
Unknown 672
Black or African American 581
Multi-Ethnic 312
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Rochester Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 6,883
Black or African American 735
Asian 577
Multi-Ethnic 71
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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University of Rochester ranks 107 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  107 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  97.20 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 6,403 female students and 5,830 male students at University of Rochester.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of University of Rochester is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.13 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 4,591 female teachers and 4,249 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
61.8% Out of State
30.25% Out of the Country

University of Rochester ranks 75 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

61.8% of University of Rochester students come from out of state, and 30.25% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 47 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 387
Massachusetts 94
New Jersey 72
Pennsylvania 59
California 52

International Students at University of Rochester

Students from 143 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.84% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  78.75 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At University of Rochester, 41.84% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 2,783
22-24 2,752
25-29 2,244
18-19 2,090
30-34 885
35 and over 869
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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