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The University of Rochester

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 7/2
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 4, Females: 5
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.3

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

University of Rochester
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.8 High
Actual difficulty:4.4 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


Very difficult course work but top notch academics. The social life is obscenely bad now that the university is hunting Greek life to extinction. As s...
I'd have taken the academic side of things more seriously but in the late 60's-early 70's it was difficult to be apolitical. The U of R provided me wi...
All in all, I loved the University of Rochester. Like many of my classmates, I had been rejected by and Ivy and had gotten a huge financial aid packa...
The University of Rochester is a great place to develop your academic goals. There is a great emphasis on hard-work and academic success. As you spe...
First of all, I want to say that I only attended this university for two years before dropping out - so take these comments with a larger grain of sal...
its cold, really really cold. If you like the snow, you'll love it, however the weather has a huge impact on the social life here.
I like this place, makes me happy!
Many ivy-league-level people who didn't make the cut at their top choice (often for financial aid reasons, not intellectual ones) end up coming here. ...
You should only go to this university if your family has a lot of money or if you have scholarship money that pays for most of the tuition. The campus...
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