Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.35
Liaison Amy Kadrie
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Rochester
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 4.00 Ashley Campbell
Director of Diversity Programming
Office of Faculty Development and Diversity
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): FSEOG is a joint program between the federal government and the University to provide additional funding to those students whose families demonstrate the highest need.

Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Grants: HEOP is a joint program between New York State and the University to provide grant funding for admitted state residents coming from disadvantaged socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.

Rochester National Grant: In addition to the federal and state grant programs, the University of Rochester commits significant funding to its own need-based grant program.

Federal Perkins Loan: The Perkins loan program is a joint program between the federal government and the University designed to provide low-interest loans to assist students whose families demonstrate the highest need.

Federal Work-Study Program: Federal Work Study is a joint program between the federal government and the University providing opportunities for students to work during the school year to earn money to help cover their educational expenses.

A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:
Part-Time students are eligible for Federal Aid and University of Rochester employees are eligible for tuition benefits allowing them to take up to two courses per semester at no charge if it applies to their current position or receive an 80% discount if it does not directly apply.

Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:

Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Detailed numbers on low-income student indicators were not available at the time of submission.

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