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Rochester Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Rochester Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Rochester, New York

There are at least 15 colleges in Rochester, listed and described below. These schools represent 51,174 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 43,690 full-time students, and a reported 14,951 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Monroe Community College, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester and Saint John Fisher College. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at University of Rochester or Rochester Institute of Technology.

We also provide an extensive list of New York Colleges.

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  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Rochester.

Colleges in Rochester with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
1100 S Goodman St
Rochester, NY 14620-2589

  • Programs: ministry, religion
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 156 students, 72 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Nazareth College
4245 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618-3790

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, audiology and speech pathology, reading teaching, elementary school teaching, social work, registered nursing, history
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,185 students, 2,805 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,223 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Northeastern Seminary
2265 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 131 students, 106 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: human resources, special ed, business management, registered nursing, social work, reading teaching, various nursing, school psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,871 students, 1,692 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 739 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-590. Math: 460-580. Writing: 450-570.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Rochester General Hospital School of Medical Technology
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621

  • Programs: clinical lab tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 14 students, 14 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Rochester Institute of Technology
1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, interdisciplinary studies, computer science, information technology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, commercial art, photography
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 14,849 students, 12,084 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 6,788 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-630. Math: 560-670. Writing: 530-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Saint John Fisher College
3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618-3597

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, special ed, elementary school teaching, communication and journalism, registered nursing, reading teaching, psychology, middle school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,793 students, 3,483 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,408 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 480-570. Math: 510-600. Writing: 470-560.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

St Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry
120 French Road
Rochester, NY 14618

  • Programs: theology, ministry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 130 students, 55 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

Talmudical Institute of Upstate New York
769 Park Ave
Rochester, NY 14607

  • Programs: Talmudic studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 26 students, 28 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 40 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling.

University of Rochester
240 Wallis Hall
Rochester, NY 14627-0011

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, music performance, biology, registered nursing, economics, psychology, English, political science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 9,334 students, 8,877 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,981 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 600-690. Math: 630-720.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Rochester Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Continental School of Beauty Culture Rochester
633 Jefferson Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

  • Programs: cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, personal grooming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 253 students, 276 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Isabella G Hart School of Practical Nursing
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 97 students, 93 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Monroe Community College
1000 E Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, business management, registered nursing, criminal justice and police, community organization, communication studies, dental hygienist, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 17,482 students, 14,279 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 772 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Shear Ego International School of Hair Design
525 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY 14617

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 106 students, 102 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Brockport Colleges 1 8,103 8,303 2,845

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