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IPEDS ID: 195049
OPE ID: 00280700
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Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue, New York, New York 10065-6399
General information:  (212) 327-8000
Website:  www.rockefeller.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  232 (0 undergraduate)
Admissionswww.rockefeller.edu/graduate/
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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.
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students' federally guaranteed loans may be deferred while enrolled.
Special Learning Opportunities
None
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty52338
Instructional877
Research and public service43631
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2017-2018
Tuition$0
Fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment (all graduate)232
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 100%
Part-time: 0%Student Gender:
Male: 60%
Female: 40%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 10%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 46%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 31%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other3-
Biomedical Sciences, General-23
Category total323
Grand total323
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
New York State Board of Regents, and the Commissioner of Education11/19/1954 -  Accredited
  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.