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Rochester College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Rochester Hills, MI

Rochester College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 986

Average annual cost of attendance: $17,269

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,611

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: Churches of Christ

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Rochester College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $11,573

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $17,535

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $16,072

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,179

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $20,270


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Rochester College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Rochester College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 30%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 53%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $35,300

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 56%

Rochester College Admissions

Rochester College Acceptance Rate: 57%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 395 to 555

SAT Critical Reading: 390 to 580

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 17 to 24

ACT Math: 16 to 23

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Rochester College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Rochester College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 39%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 62%

Typical student debt: $23,611

Typical monthly loan payment: $251

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Majors at Rochester College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Rochester College:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 16%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 16%
  • Education – 16%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 12%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 4%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 9%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 6%
  • Psychology – 16%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 4%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 1%

For more information about the various majors at Rochester College, visit their website.

Rochester College Diversity


Overall Composition at Rochester College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Rochester College full time:  77%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Rochester College part time:  23%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Rochester College:  30%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 1%

Black: 16%

Hispanic: 1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 10%

White: 62%

Rochester College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.0

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 11.7

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.