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Enroll as a Freshman at College of Mount Saint Vincent (New York), Fisher College (Boston) or UW—Oshkosh (Wisconsin). You’ll have a Conditional Letter of Acceptance from Rochester before you arrive.

You’ll take degree classes with American students from day one. There’s no 'Year 0'.
Kings staff will be on campus to support you throughout.

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We’ll help develop your student profile to become a 'Rochester-ready' student

Kings expert University Advisors on campus will support you all the way. They make the transfer process straightforward.

Transfer after 2 years to The University of Rochester. Guaranteed. (Upon meeting requirements on the CLA.)

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Graduate from the University of Rochester after just 4 years: 2 years at College of Mount Saint Vincent, Fisher College or UW—Oshkosh and 2 years at Rochester. Please note some academic majors may take longer to complete due to the course structure and requirements.

Remember: Your graduation Diploma will be from the University of Rochester not from the campus where you started!

University of Rochester


The University of Rochester

The University of Rochester offers a tight knit community experience on a 'personal scale' that nourishes students' social and academic interests, while remaining one of the top tier research universities in the US.

Situated in Rochester, New York, the university has a commitment to social justice, equity, diversity and sustainability, exemplifying its motto: Meliora — "ever better".

It is ranked #34 nationally in the US News & World Report 2021.

About University of Rochester

Entry requirements

To start your Rochester pathway at College of Mount Saint Vincent, Fisher College or UW— Oshkosh with us you will need to have completed Senior High School and have:

  • Minimum GPA:
    2.0 (Fisher College)
    2.5 (CMSV and UW—Oshkosh)
  • Minimum TOEFL
    iBT 61/ IELTS 5.5 (CMSV and Fisher College)
    iBT 71/ IELTS 6.0 (UW—Oshkosh)

Rochester transfer
requirements

To transfer from College of Mount Saint Vincent or Fisher College to Rochester you will need:

  • At least 4 semesters at College of Mount Saint Vincent, Fisher College or UW—Oshkosh
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Proof of English proficiency with TOEFL 100, admissions interview and a B or better in a college-level English writing course

Remember

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You’ll be awarded your degree Diploma from the University of Rochester, not where you started!
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You’ll graduate from a university which would have been extremely difficult to enter straight from home.
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You’ll still complete your degree in just four years even when you transfer — the same as any American student.
"I have to recommend my Kings advisor, he always encouraged me to push hard and to study hard to transfer here, and he always answered a lot of questions."
Weijun
University of Rochester

GO: Prepared

If you need extra English, study skills and academic experience before your degree we recommend our unique GO: Prepared Program (also known as English for Academic Studies).

It’s taught by Kings on campus.

GO: Prepared

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team