university of rochester
private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Rochester, New York, U.S. The university includes the College of Arts and Science, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Eastman School of Music, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, and Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development. The Medical Center includes schools of medicine and dentistry and of nursing. The university's Memorial Art Gallery offers instruction in studio art and art history. The university offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Research facilities include the Institute of Optics and the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Total enrollment is approximately 8,400
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