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Here’s the basic information about University of Rochester at a glance. Be sure to check out the Rochester Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Rochester
Address:Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall
RochesterNY, 14627-0011
Phone Number:(585) 275-3221
Type:Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:11060
Faculty Ratio:10 to 1

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  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]
  • Hunger is a Problem at College That You Need to Know About
    Perhaps it has come up in conversation that your child has shared dining room “swipes” with other students, especially near the end of the semester. You don’t see it as a problem. Full meal plans are often generous, so much so that many students stock up on snacks at the end of the semester in […]
  • Why Every Mom Loved This Sweet Son’s Idea
    About a week ago, Cheryl Gottlieb Boxer dropped off her son at the train station to return for his second semester, freshman year at college. She says that the thing she misses most with her son gone is missing out on, “the little details of his day.” Distance made staying in touch with her normally […]
  • Mom With 3 Sons Imagines Life With Her “Perfect Daughter”
    Anna approached our car flipping her ponytail back and forth against her neck. She was skipping. She was smiling. My son was smiling, too, but not flipping his ponytail. He doesn’t have a ponytail. He also wasn’t skipping. He was sweating, big swaths of sweat.   Anna is my friend’s daughter. Recently, my husband and […]

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  • Will Online Ever Conquer Higher Ed?
    Eric Fredericksen, newly elected president of the Online Learning Consortium and associate vice president for online learning at the University of Rochester, disagrees, claiming that since digital education is not one thing, but a “continuum” stretching from face-to-face to completely online, it will extend ...
  • Buffalo is out of the running for Amazon's second HQ
    The company also wants access to a highly educated labor pool and to be located near a strong university system – something that the joint proposal hoped to address by combining universities such as the University at Buffalo with resources from the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of ...
  • LLE research earns local teens spots in semifinals of prestigious science competition
    Two local teens have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects they carried out last summer at the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). Nikhil Bose of Pittsford Sutherland High ...


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