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The University of Rochester

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UR
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By Gender
MaleA-
FemaleA-
 
By Major
AnthropologyA+
Art & Design DepartmentA-
BiologyA
Chemical EngineeringB
ChemistryA
Computer ScienceB+
EconomicsA
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishB+
FinanceA+
GeneticsA
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
LinguisticsA-
MathB
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
OtherA-
PhilosophyA-
PhysicsB
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalA
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
PsychologyA-
Public HealthB+
Religion/ReligiousA
UndecidedB+
 

Against similar schools
Education Quality compared with similar schools in class.

University of Rochester
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 A-

Cornell University
 A-
Harvard University
 B+
Brown University
 A
New York University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Syracuse University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
F
A+

Quotes touching on Education Quality

“... Transferring IS a difficult process and most of the disenchanted students stick around because the education is good and they've already made cl...”
 
“... I am so disgusted with the education I got there that I will be going for a graduate degree at a well rounded party school on the West Coast in o...”
 
“... I have transferred out to a no name college, and my current institution compared to UR is a palace of intellectualism, community and overall an...”
 
“... My state school happens to be an excellent quality institution, and I could have gotten better facilities, a better quality education, and more o...”
 
“... Upon transferring here last year from a state school, I started my U of R education with high hopes and motivation to enjoy my years here to the ...”
 
“... That being said, you WILL graduate here with a top notch education and a clear path to the graduate school ...”
 
“... The liberal arts education taught me the ability to adapt to an ever-changing technical workplace which is more valuable than any book knowledge ...”
 
“... Education - I can't complain ...”
 
“... In many ways, you can get a better education here than at other more prestigious schools because the faculty is actually interested in teaching ...”
 
“... The only people who confuse Rochester with RIT or some SUNY school don't know anything about higher education, and at least in psychology and me...”
 
“... Quality education, but, unfortunately, does not have the brand name cachet of comparable schools with the general public ...”
 
“... The campus provides a lot of educational resources, has an excellent career center, and hosts many events within the departments and the school ...”
 
“... You are spending a lot of money on your education and UR students take advantage of the opportunities to learn while having a social life â€...”
 
“... - excellent reputation - despite being known for sciences, there are some excellent departments in social sciences and humanities (poly-sci, ec...”
 
“... Take the initiative to find something you love and be involved and you will have an awesome time while getting an excellent education ...”
 
“... Honestly though, you should come to college for an education and the social life should be a perk ...”
 
“... I feel that in the end I wil lindeed get a great education as well as meeting some people that will change my life ...”
 
“... Bottom line: the education is good, probably towards the top end, but you will not be motivated by your surroundings to explore areas on your own...”
 
“... And it is very challenging, so you will get a good education ...”
 
“... However, if you can forget your craving for having a life, and buckle down on your education ...”
 
“... When I attended, UR was a great bargain, offering a very high quality "near Ivy" education at a reasonable price ...”
 
“... you will get an excellent education in almost any field ...”
 
“... Though the "U of R" offers its students a great education, one sometimes wonders if that's the only thing this school has going for it ...”
 
“... Curriculum: Unlike public universities, U of R does not force you to take general education courses ...”
 
“... The education program can be awesome ...”
 
“... Overall, my education at the UofR was enabling -- the Institute of Optics is a marvelous department residing in a somewhat distanced and potenti...”
 
“... In terms of education, there are some bad professors, but most of them only teach low level classes ...”
 
“... You can find the same level of education or even better at even a good state university ...”
 



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