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How to apply

Below, you will find information about applying to each of our schools, tuition and expenses, and options for financial aid and scholarships. You can also explore additional advice for applying.

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Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E)

Home of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, AS&E is the largest academic division at Rochester with several highly ranked programs, including physics, political science, economics, and engineering.

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Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music is among the world’s leaders in musical composition, performance, and education.

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School of Medicine and Dentistry

Housed in one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, the School of Medicine and Dentistry offers programs in medical and graduate education, residency/fellowships, and postdoctoral positions.

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School of Nursing

The School of Nursing has undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs that meet the needs of a broad spectrum of nursing and health care professionals.

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Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Part of the University’s Medical Center, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health offers advanced postdoctoral dental education and residency programs.

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Simon Business School

The Simon Business School offers nationally recognized degree programs that go beyond business as usual by embracing data analytics to drive decision-making.

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Warner School of Education

The Warner School’s graduate degrees and advanced certificates in education and human development help learners meet their professional goals while making the organizations and people they serve ever better.

Degree programs

Our 200-plus programs of study run the gamut, from the traditional to the self-designed. In addition to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, we offer several dual degrees and certificates.

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College application advice

Check out these articles with tips and best practices for preparing to apply to college, as well as the college application process.

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