Rochester University offers you a breadth and depth of learning that goes beyond bookwork to educate you holistically in mind, body, and spirit. In this way, RU is helping ensure your success not only in your career, but in your everyday life.
Our doors are open to anyone interested in exploring and growing their faith. Our goal is to help you cultivate your moral and educational development in a welcoming learning environment. We hope you leave RU a well-educated, compassionate, and interesting person who is eager to change the world for the better.
The RU Advantage
RU Accelerate programs provide the flexibility and freedom of online learning for students like you who are already advancing in their career and life—all while welcoming you into the RU community.
Exceptionally transfer friendly
Transfer up to 90 semester hours of college credit toward your bachelor’s degree
Transfer up to 47 semester hours of college credit toward your associate’s degree
Complete your degree in as few as 16 months*
Designed for demanding schedules
All accelerated degree programs are offered fully online.
Freshmen: 2.5 GPA to qualify for unconditional admission (Earned GED also accepted)
Transfer students: 2.25 GPA (from regionally accredited colleges/universities)
Students who do not meet this criteria may be granted conditional acceptance by appealing in writing to their adviser.
*Depending on your number of transfer credits and program.