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Pursue a degree or take courses in engineering or applied sciences.

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Our nationally ranked and recognized graduate programs will let you make your mark as an engineer or scientist.

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Rochester engineers and scientists are changing our lives, our environment, and our future for the better with their innovative research and technological advances.

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    Our Commitment

    The  Hajim School is committed to increasing the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty. We are working to ensure that women and those traditionally underrepresented in engineering are treated equitably and in a genuine spirit of inclusivity.

    We are proud to recognize more than 50 women and underrepresented minority faculty, staff, and alumni who serve as role models.

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    Feature Stories

    Rochester’s flexibility helps Valerie Battista thrive

    December 18, 2021

    “I’ve loved music for as long as I can remember,” says Valerie Battista ’23, ...

    The ‘best possible place’ to study both piano and photons

    December 1, 2021

    Nicholas Achuthan’23 arrived at the University of Rochester knowing he wanted to major in a ST ...

    A Look Back in Time

    November 7, 2021

    As the James Webb Space Telescope heads toward its launch date, dozens of Rochester faculty and alum ...

    An opportune moment to take a fresh look

    November 4, 2021

    I am so happy we can all be back together again this semester—in person!

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    Meet Our Students

    Engineering undergrads describe how the Hajim School and its faculty enable them to find their passions, interact across disciplines on interesting projects and research, and still find time to pursue other interests.


    Of the 433 bachelor's degrees awarded by the Hajim School in 2019, almost 1/3 went to women.

    Why Rochester?

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    The mission of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is to advance the highest quality education and research in engineering and applied science through engaging experiences and environments that promote critical thinking, creativity, ethics and leadership.

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