The Rockefeller University

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2022 Enrolled Students
273
100% Full-Time

About

The Rockefeller University is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Research Doctorate concentrations at The Rockefeller University were General Biomedical Sciences (40 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The Rockefeller University. 48.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (17 degrees), 3.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

Enrollment

The Rockefeller University had a total enrollment of 273 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The Rockefeller University is 273 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at The Rockefeller University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The Rockefeller University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.6% White, 11% Asian, 8.79% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Black or African American, 2.2% Two or More Races, and 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (20.9%), followed by White Female (15.8%) and Asian Male (6.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

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Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The Rockefeller University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 273 students. The full-time enrollment at The Rockefeller University is 273 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at The Rockefeller University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    100 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    30 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The Rockefeller University is 36.6% White, 11% Asian, 8.79% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Black or African American, 2.2% Two or More Races, and 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1 students (0.366%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1 fewer women than men received degrees from The Rockefeller University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The Rockefeller University is white (17 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

The most common Research Doctorate concentration at The Rockefeller University is General Biomedical Sciences (40 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The Rockefeller University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (43 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University are Physicians (384,420 people), Postsecondary teachers (101,360 people), Other Physical Scientists (97,727 people), Other managers (94,334 people), and Registered nurses (68,015 people).

The most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University in 2022 are Biology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University are Biology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (427,923 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (245,159 people), Offices of physicians (184,406 people), Elementary & secondary schools (139,283 people), and Scientific research & development services (131,630 people).

The most specialized majors at The Rockefeller University are Biology (43 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The Rockefeller University.
Most Common (2022)
40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common research doctorate concentration at The Rockefeller University was General Biomedical Sciences with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

22
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
21
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at The Rockefeller University, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at The Rockefeller University in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at The Rockefeller University in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 0.818 times less than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    17 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The Rockefeller University is white (17 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    10 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The Rockefeller University is white female (10 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (7 degrees).

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Operations

The Rockefeller University has an endowment valued at nearly $2.77B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−2.85%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, The Rockefeller University had a total salary expenditure of 407M. The Rockefeller University employs 35 Professors, 19 Associate professors and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at The Rockefeller University are Male Professor (32), Male Associate professor (10), and Female Associate professor (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Rockefeller University are: Research, with 337 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 283 employees, and Management with 165 employees.

Endowment

$2.77B
2022 Endowment
7.4%
decline from 2021

The Rockefeller University has an endowment valued at about $2.77B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The Rockefeller University declined 7.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.4B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$129M
2022 Salaries
8.36%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The Rockefeller University paid a median of $129M in salaries, which represents 31.8% of their overall expenditure ($407M) and a 8.36% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.8M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2022, The Rockefeller University paid a total of $18.8M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Research
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
337 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The Rockefeller University were Professor with 35 employees, Associate professor with 19 employees, and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The Rockefeller University were Research with 337 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 283 employees, and Management with 165 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The Rockefeller University was Male Professor with 32 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

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