Rochester University

800 West Avon Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Rochester University serves 1,231 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,486
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Rochester University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rochester University
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
156 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Rochester University has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The Rochester University diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,231 students
2,783 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
776 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
455 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
835 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
745 students
1,115 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
31 students
4 students
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MI All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
453 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
2 students
4 students
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MI All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
310 students
178 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
12%
12%
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% White
77%
72%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.37
0.46
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
21%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.81%
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,700
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $20,486 is more than the state average of $11,103. The private state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$20,486
$11,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$23,753
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
99%
99%
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SAT Reading
480
480
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SAT Math
470
470
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ACT Composite
20
20
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ACT English
20
17
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ACT Math
19
19
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rochester University cost?
Rochester University's private state tuition is approximately $20,486.
What is the acceptance rate of Rochester University?
The acceptance rate of Rochester University is 99%, which is equal to the state average of 99%.
What is Rochester University's ranking?
Rochester University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Private-state tuition: $20,486
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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