University of Rochester

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 186
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 158


  • The University of Rochester is a privately-funded research university. It was founded in 1850 as a male-only, Baptist-sponsored institution. The first women were admitted in 1900.
  • Rochester faculty and alumni include eight Nobel prize winners, and 12 Pulitzer prize winners.


University of Rochester, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 270251, Rochester, NY 14627-0251, USA