Rockefeller University

Overview of Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University is in New York, NY. New York is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Rockefeller University issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include science.

Rockefeller University Selectivity

Not all applicants to Rockefeller University are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at Rockefeller University are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Body

Approximately 198 students study at Rockefeller University (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Rockefeller University makes housing available to a large share of its students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the graduate program at The Rockefeller University, a world-renown center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, is to provide the highest quality education in science for the benefit of humankind. Founded by John D. Rockefeller Sr. in 1901 as the nation's first institute for medical research, the University has a unique laboratory-based structure that encourages interdisciplinary research, which today plays an increasingly critical role in scientific achievement. The rigorous academic training and research environment enables students to develop creativity and discover their own capabilities."

More complete details are provided below.

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Biomedical Sciences, General
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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