2014 University of Rochester Regular and All Joint/Special Programs


2013-2014 University of Rochester Supplement 

The University of Rochester offers many rare advantages, building from our “Meliora” (“ever-better”) motto that has inspired generations of scholars, professionals, and artists. Describe what’s leading you to apply, and what kind of “Meliora” experiences you want to have here at Rochester and beyond. (Required, 250 words max, Paste in)

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Dual Degree College/Eastman School of Music (DDE) 

Exceptional students who gain admission to both the College and the Eastman School of Music (requires audition) may pursue a combined BS/BM or BA/BM.

The application form required for the DDE Program can be found at:http://www.enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/dd/music

Program Essay: Please respond to the following prompt on a separate piece of paper.

Please respond to the following prompt on a separate piece of paper.

Because DDE applications are reviewed separately by Eastman and the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering according to their own set of admissions criteria, the DDE selection process makes it the most competitive program offered at University of Rochester. Although a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Music is offered at the College and could be turned into a double major with another academic interest, you have chosen to pursue a Bachelor of Music (BM) degree in a music concentration at Eastman as well as a BA/BS degree in a non-music concentration at the College. What experiences throughout your college search have helped you to make this decision and decide that a dual degree at Eastman and the College will best serve your long-term goals?

Dual Degree with the University of Rochester School of Nursing (DDN)

Exceptional students who gain admission to both the College and the School of Nursing may pursue a combined BS/BSN or BA/BSN. 

The application form required for the DDN Program can be found at:http://www.enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/dd/nursing/apply.shtm

Short response: Please elaborate why you believe you will enjoy and succeed in the nursing profession. Additionally, explain why you would like to pursue a degree from the College before entering the nursing field.

Graduate Engineering at Rochester (GEAR)

A five-year program with the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, GEAR allows students to complete their BS and MS.

The application form required for the GEAR Program can be found at:http://www.enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/caps/gear/apply.shtm

Required essay: Please respond to the following essay prompt below. We request that you limit your response to approximately 500 words (Paste in).

Please explain why you are interested, and will succeed, at the challenging profession you are proposing to enter through one of Rochester’s Combined-Admission Programs. Please describe relevant experiences and insight that have led you to make this decision.

Guaranteed Rochester Accelerated Degree in Education (GRADE)

A five-year BA/BS + MS Ed program with the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

The application form required for the GRADE Program can be found at:http://www.enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/caps/grade/apply.shtm

Required essay: Please respond to the following essay prompt below. We request that you limit your response to approximately 500 words (Paste in).

Please explain why you are interested, and will succeed, at the challenging profession you are proposing to enter through one of Rochester’s Combined-Admission Programs. Please describe relevant experiences and insight that have led you to make this decision.

Rochester Early Medical Scholars (REMS)

A selective, eight-year combined BA/BS + MD program with the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

 

The application form required for the REMS Program can be found at: http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/CAPs/REMS/apply.shtm

Required essay: Please respond to the following essay prompt below. We request that you limit your response to approximately 500 words (Paste in).

Please explain why you are interested, and will succeed, at the challenging profession you are proposing to enter through one of Rochester’s Combined-Admission Programs. Please describe relevant experiences and insight that have led you to make this decision.


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