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How many students in freshman class? If accepted -where else did you apply?

crabbyladycrabbylady Posts: 302Registered User Junior Member
edited April 2006 in University of Rochester
Does anybody know Rochester's admissions stats? How many applied? How many accepted? How many WILL ATTEND?
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Replies to: How many students in freshman class? If accepted -where else did you apply?

  • njnjnjnjnjnjnjnjnjnjnjnj Posts: 214Registered User Junior Member
    i think there are gping to be about 958 in the class of 2010. I think ehen i visited the guy said like 11k apply.
  • efg88efg88 Posts: 285Registered User Junior Member
    I think Rochester accepts about 48% with 19% choosing to attend.
  • chemaddict17chemaddict17 Posts: 423Registered User Member
    the average class is just over 1000 students.. and they admit about double that
  • efg88efg88 Posts: 285Registered User Junior Member
    They have to admit a lot more than double that if they want to fill the class. Since only around 20% of people choose to attend, they have to admit 5 times the size of the class which would be around 5000 people.
  • hopeful1hopeful1 Posts: 669Registered User Member
    You are correct efg88. With a yield of 20% they need to offer admission to 5x the size of the freshman class. Perhaps this is why they jumped the gun in notifying RD students earlier than anticipated.

    20% is an awful yield considering that there are two rounds of ED. They must be attempting to increase the yield which will eventually lead to a decrease in the acceptance rate.

    U of R was very high on my list. I really liked the school but still had two schools that I favored more. During my interview, I candidly discussed the yield of U of Rochester and was told that the location was the main reason that applicants considered Rochester a second choice. Put U of R in a more desirable location and the school would be ranked in the top 25, have a higher yield and lower acceptance rate. The extreme winter weather and lack of sun are unfortunate.
  • hysteron proteronhysteron proteron Posts: 316Registered User Junior Member
    I was accepted, and I will attend. I also applied to the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, SUNY - Geneseo, SUNY - Binghamton, Syracuse, and Wellesley.
  • jsw5044jsw5044 Posts: 39Registered User Junior Member
    I was accepted and I will wait until my financial aid offers to decide if I will attend. Rochester is my top choice right now if I can afford to go. I also applied to BU, Emory, George Washington, Tulane, Penn State, Brandeis, University of Miami, and Ga Tech.
  • chemaddict17chemaddict17 Posts: 423Registered User Member
    allright fine.. i also applied to CMU, Johns Hopkins, BU, UPenn, and got into UIUC on a full ride...
  • AwakienAwakien Posts: 234Registered User Junior Member
    Accepted to U Rochester (RD) + SUNY Albany Honors, SUNY Bing, SUNY Stony

    Applied to: Oberlin College, Cornell University, Case Western Reserve University, Brandeis University, SUNY Binghamton, SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Albany

    U Rochester's got a great reputation for being a great school n its one of my top choices but Im really positive yet - i wonder why a school with such a great rep has gotten so much less selective though (wow 5k is alot of acceptances for such a small class)
  • hshteinhshtein Posts: 110Registered User Junior Member
    it hasn't gotten less selective at all
  • sumansuman Posts: 649Registered User Member
    Accepted UR (EDII), also accepted to SUNY Albany and Buffalo, Drew, Rutgers, Drexel, Temple
    Others applied to: UPenn, CMU, JHU, GWU, Ursinus, TCNJ...others i forget
    yeah, it definitely ranks in the "very selective" category by any ranking system including US News.
  • lulubellelulubelle Posts: 222Registered User Junior Member
    I havent heard back from rochester yet, but it is one of my top choices...when do u think ill hear back regular decision? what were all ur stats? im 7 for 7 so far in acceptances, tulane, uiuc, depauw, ithaca, bing....some others...i hope i get in.. :(
  • bluejbluej Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    i havent heard yet either...
    into penn state, tulane, and wisconsin
    deferred from wash u
    still waiting on emory, syracuse, and vanderbilt
  • CA_girlCA_girl Posts: 173Registered User Junior Member
    i was accepted...
    also applying to:
    UCs
    Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
    NYU
    Wisconsin (accepted)
    Lehigh
    Boston University
    Brandeis (W/L)
    etc.
  • mj23mj23 Posts: 77Registered User Junior Member
    Accepted to: University of Rochester, Penn State, Suny Stony Brook, Geneseo.
    Applied to: Harvard, Yale, BU, BC, Brown, NYU, Rensselaer, Penn, Duke, Hopkins, Princeton, Dartmouth, George Washington, Columbia
    Yea my parents made me apply to a lot of schools b/c my cousin was a top student (4.0uw and 1580) but didnt apply to many schools and ending up going to a state school.
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