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Genetics at University of Rochester

If you plan to study genetics, take a look at what University of Rochester has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

University of Rochester is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 11,741.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Genetics section at the bottom of this page.

University of Rochester Genetics Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Genetics
  • Doctorate Degree in Genetics

University of Rochester Genetics Rankings

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There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in genetics, making the school the #45 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Genetics Student Demographics at University of Rochester

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the genetics majors at University of Rochester.

University of Rochester Genetics Master’s Program

In the 2020-2021 academic year, 2 students earned a master's degree in genetics from University of Rochester. About 0% of these graduates were women and the other 100% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 33% men graduate in genetics each year. University of Rochester does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 67% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Rochester with a master's in genetics.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Genetics Grads May Go Into

A degree in genetics can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for University of Rochester.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Medical Scientists 9,500 $95,170
Biological Science Professors 4,590 $102,800
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Biological Scientists 690 $89,000


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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