University of Rochester

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601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 706
Rochester, NY 14642


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Research rank Category Name
#34 Best Research
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#21 Best Primary Care


Medical School Overview

The School of Medicine and Dentistry at University of Rochester has an application deadline of October 15. The application fee at University of Rochester is $100. Its tuition is Full-time: $46,500. The faculty-student ratio at University of Rochester is 3.4:1. The School of Medicine and Dentistry has 1,669 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Students at the University of Rochester Medical School learn through the Double Helix Curriculum, which combines basic sciences and knowledge of clinical medicine throughout all four years of school. Students can choose to cater their medical education through elective pathways in areas including Latino language, culture, and health, or humanities programs including literature and religious studies. There is also an optional Academic Research Track program that adds a research component to the first two years of school.

For students who want to broaden their education further, there are several joint degree programs, including an M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.S. in Medical Neurobiology, and an M.D./M.B.A through the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. The University of Rochester Medical Center also includes Strong Memorial Hospital, Highland Hospital, Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong, and the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. Graduate students can live in several university-owned housing complexes or can use the university Community Living Program to find off-campus housing throughout Rochester, N.Y.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
October 15 (Ends)
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,485
Full-time faculty-student ratio 3.4:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 436
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $46,500

Required fees $2,432


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology neurology
dermatology obstetrics and gynecology
emergency medicine pediatrics
family practice psychiatry
internal medicine surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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