Rochester University

800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI
Christian college

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Choose Rochester University and you’ll choose to learn, lead, and succeed by expanding your knowledge and your faith. Then, you’ll put those qualities to work by building a better career, a better family, a better life, and a better world. Our educational programs will prepare you for a career while also emphasizing Christian values and integrity. Throughout your journey at RU, you will continually engage with the world around you and create a plan to use your experiences, knowledge and skills to discover and develop pathways to purpose and meaning. The result of all this work and learning? You will be a well-educated and compassionate person who can change your life and the world for the better. RU is a place where every individual is heard, welcomed and respected. Our campus is just steps away from a city that has been described as the perfect mix of historic and hip with unique small businesses, trendy restaurants, coffee shops, and acres of natural beauty, green space, and trails.

Questions and Answers about Rochester University

Mariah W.
11 months ago
What hands on learning does Rochester University offer to support the early childhood program?
Rochester University
Great question! While the Early Childhood Studies program classes can all be taken online, several of the courses do require students to spend time in early childhood centers both observing and practicing their skills.

Majors offered at Rochester University

Biggest majors
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Psychology, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations

Academics at Rochester University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Least Selective (100% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Rochester University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Rochester University Students18%16%46%25%3%2%0%
All College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%0%
Gender breakdown
Rochester University Students
< 3% Gender nonconforming
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Scholarships from Rochester University (4)

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship


Awarded to incoming traditional Transfer students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

How to apply

Eligible students are automatically considered.

Transfer students


Transfer Academic Awards


Awarded to incoming traditional Transfer students. Amount determined by cumulative transfer GPA. Calculate your potential scholarship package with our Net Price Calculator:

How to apply

Eligible students are automatically considered.

Transfer students
$2,500 - $7,500


Freshman Academic Excellence Awards


Awarded to incoming Freshman students. Amount determined by High School GPA and/or ACT/SAT. Calculate your potential scholarship package with our Net Price Calculator:

How to apply

Eligible students are automatically considered.

First-year students
$4,000 - $17,000


Common careers for Rochester University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Data Scientist91k
Optical Engineer84k
Software Engineer81k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)75k
Research Scientist70k
Mechanical Engineer68k
Data Analyst64k
Based on 8,078 student responses
40kAvg. Early Career Pay
69.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
40%in High-Meaning careers
1%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Rochester University

Rochester University financial aid

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While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.