The curriculum at the University of Rochester is what really makes it special. There are no general education requirements. The only required course for all majors is a writing class, which is offered in many subject areas to allow you to explore a subject different to your major, or enhance your interest in your current major. Students are required to complete a cluster (or minor if you are ambitious) in subject areas outside of your major. Between humanities, social sciences and natural/applied sciences, students major in at least one, and complete a cluster (3 connected classes) or minor in each...
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The University of Rochester offers great opportunities. Students can participate in a variety of activities and clubs on-campus, including but not limited to, urban exploration, Greek life, and sports. Meliora!» Read More
Who can make a personal choice to forego the commotion of a big city, the simplicity of a rural setting, and the glamour of a state school? No, Rochester is not in the middle of nowhere, it's somewhere. Here. I can tell you this because I am here. So, ask yourself, What do I know about Rochester?» Read More
U of R has great professors and a great selection of classes and organizations. Residential life is pretty good, and the food is acceptable. The campus is gorgeous and not too far from the city, but the trips to local stores such as Walmart can be a hassle at times.» Read More
If you are taking humanities classes, your classes are likely to be small. The size of the school is just right - you are more than just a face in a crowd, but there are enough people that you can branch out or change your social circle half-way through college and meet people you didn't know existed. The meal plan is terrible.» Read More
I've met some of the smartest and creative people, in the students and staff, I've ever known at this school. Everyone is amazing to get on with and the education I've received here has been grueling but worth it. It was the best choice I could have made in terms of the environment, the extra curriculars, and the education I wanted to pursue.» Read More