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Rockefeller University


At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio


Religious affliation

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Mission Statement

The mission of the graduate program at The Rockefeller University, a world-renowned 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.

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cost & financial aid

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Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

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Application Fee

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian36.94%
  2. Two Or More Ethnicities36.58%
  3. Asian11.94%
  4. Hispanic/Latino9.33%
  5. Black4.1%
  6. Not Specified0.37%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.37%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.37%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Graduate students


Full Time Students
Part Time Students

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Lacrosse
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Golf
Female sports:
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Tennis
  • Baseball
  • Golf
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Lacrosse
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Baseball
    • Tennis
    • Golf
    • Female

    • Softball
    • Track and Field, Outdoor
    • Tennis
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