Nazareth College's academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, NY challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life's work.
4245 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618-3790
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Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball. Men's: basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball. Coed: equestrian.
Club Sports: Women's: soccer. Coed: crew, Nazareth dance organization, Nazareth ultimate (frisbee).
Intramural Sports (vary based on student interests): Women's: basketball, soccer, tennis. Men's: basketball, soccer, tennis.
Clubs and Activities
Aerobics, Art Club, Art Therapy Club, Association of Student Social Workers (ASSW), Band, Campus Center for Spirituality Council, CAB (Campus Activities Board), Chinese Club, Choral Groups, Club Italianissimo, Colleges Against Cancer, Communication Science Disorders Association, Community Youth Development (CYD) Collective, Dance Club, Diversity Council, Drama, Finance Society, French Club, German Club, Gerontology Club, Golden Gazette (student newspaper), Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (Inter-ethnic Nazareth Coalition), International Club, Lambda Association, Jazz Club, LASMA (Latino and Spanish Majors Association), Math Club, Mind Over Matter, Music Business Club, Music Therapy Club, National Association for Music Education (NAFME), Nazareth Commuter Association, Nazareth Theater League, Nursing Club, Peer Health Educators/Student Athlete Mentors (SAMS), Philosophy Club, Physical Therapy Club, Pre-Health Professionals Club, Psychology Club, Quidditch Club, Religious Organizations, Residence Hall Council, Science Club, Ski/Snowboard Club, Student Government, Student Occupational Therapy Association, Take Note, Undergraduate Association (UA), Wishing Well, WNAZ (Radio Station), Women’s Health Club
Enrollment for Fall 2015
27% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 480 – 580
SAT math range: 490 – 590
ACT range: 22 – 27
SAT/ACT Special Note: We are a test optional school. About 65% of students submitted SAT scores, and 34% submitted ACT scores. Nursing applicants must submit test scores (not just SAT).
80.2% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
19.6% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||7.2%||5.2%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||4.5%||3.9%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||75.1%||73.9%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||.2%||.4%|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||.04%||0%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||1.9%||.1%|
|% Two or more races||1.7%||1%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||6.7%||12.1%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: Universal Application; college transcripts; essay; HS transcript required only for students with less than 30 credits.
International: Attested/official transcript in original form and translated to English; English Proficiency Exam score (may be waived if student received a verbal SAT score of 500 or higher, their native language is English, or comes from a U.S. Territory); declaration of finances and bank statements (for visa).