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The University of Rochester

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UR

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Chemical EngineeringB
Computer ScienceB+
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentB+
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.C
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalA
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
Public HealthB+

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... Transferring IS a difficult process and most of the disenchanted students stick around because the education is good and they've already made cl...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... My state school happens to be an excellent quality institution, and I could have gotten better facilities, a better quality education, and more o...Read full comment
... 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 ...Read full comment
... That being said, you WILL graduate here with a top notch education and a clear path to the graduate school ...Read full comment
... The liberal arts education taught me the ability to adapt to an ever-changing technical workplace which is more valuable than any book knowledge ...Read full comment
... Education - I can't complain ...Read full comment
... In many ways, you can get a better education here than at other more prestigious schools because the faculty is actually interested in teaching ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... Quality education, but, unfortunately, does not have the brand name cachet of comparable schools with the general public ...Read full comment
... The campus provides a lot of educational resources, has an excellent career center, and hosts many events within the departments and the school ...Read full comment
... 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€...Read full comment
... - excellent reputation - despite being known for sciences, there are some excellent departments in social sciences and humanities (poly-sci, ec...Read full comment
... Take the initiative to find something you love and be involved and you will have an awesome time while getting an excellent education ...Read full comment
... Honestly though, you should come to college for an education and the social life should be a perk ...Read full comment
... I feel that in the end I wil lindeed get a great education as well as meeting some people that will change my life ...Read full comment
... 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...Read full comment
... And it is very challenging, so you will get a good education ...Read full comment
... However, if you can forget your craving for having a life, and buckle down on your education ...Read full comment
... When I attended, UR was a great bargain, offering a very high quality "near Ivy" education at a reasonable price ...Read full comment
... you will get an excellent education in almost any field ...Read full comment
... 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 ...Read full comment
... Curriculum: Unlike public universities, U of R does not force you to take general education courses ...Read full comment
... In terms of academics, coursework is difficult and you will get a rigorous education here ...Read full comment
... The education program can be awesome ...Read full comment
... Overall, my education at the UofR was enabling -- the Institute of Optics is a marvelous department residing in a somewhat distanced and potenti...Read full comment
... In terms of education, there are some bad professors, but most of them only teach low level classes ...Read full comment
... You can find the same level of education or even better at even a good state university ...Read full comment
The University of Rochester
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