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Nazareth College Overview

Nazareth College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Rochester, New York. Rochester is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Nazareth College Known For?

601 Undergraduate Awards
$34,683 Avg Cost After Aid
63% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Nazareth may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • The 4% student loan default rate at Nazareth is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Nazareth is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 44% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Nazareth with a bachelor's degree make about $44,300 a year. That's 9% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average Nazareth student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Nazareth College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Nazareth.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Community Organization & Advocacy Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Teaching English or French Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Social Work Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Nazareth has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#21 Best Colleges for Social Work College Factual

Where Is Nazareth College?

Location of Nazareth College

Contact details for Nazareth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3790
Phone: 585-389-2525
Website: www.naz.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NazarethCollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nazarethcollege

How Do I Get Into Nazareth?

You can apply to Nazareth online at: https://www2.naz.edu/admissions/first-time/how-apply/

Admission Requirements for Nazareth

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Nazareth?

63% Acceptance Rate
76% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at Nazareth is 63%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 24% of accepted students are men and 76% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 54%, and the acceptance rate for women is 66%.

Can I Afford Nazareth College?

$34,683 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Nazareth is $34,683. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Nazareth, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $9,697 a year. That adds up to $38,788 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nazareth is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Nazareth College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,180 Full-Time Undergraduates
73% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,282 undergraduate students at Nazareth, with 2,180 being full-time and 102 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Nazareth

There are also 697 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,180 full-time undergraduates at Nazareth, 27% are male and 73% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Nazareth

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nazareth College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nazareth Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 63
Black or African American 120
Hispanic or Latino 131
White 1,685
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 146

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Nazareth College. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 35 countries are represented at Nazareth. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Spain.

Online Learning at Nazareth College

27 Took All Classes Online
628 Took At Least One Class Online
10.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 628 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Nazareth has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Nazareth

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nazareth College was 10.8%. This is the #1,282 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Nazareth regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Nazareth ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Nazareth.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Resource Management #66

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Nazareth College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 10 45 53 108
Social Work 33 39 0 72
Communication Sciences 35 34 0 69
Business Administration & Management 37 12 0 49
General Psychology 45 0 0 45
Teacher Education Subject Specific 14 28 0 42
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 42 0 42
Nursing 37 0 0 37
Other Health Professions 35 0 0 35
Special Education 32 1 0 33
General Biology 28 0 0 28
Teaching English or French 0 28 0 28
Romance Languages 23 0 0 23
Health/Medical Prep Programs 20 0 0 20
Public Health 19 0 0 19
Legal Professions (Other) 19 0 0 19
Human Resource Management 0 18 0 18
History 17 0 0 17
Design & Applied Arts 17 0 0 17
Marketing 16 0 0 16
General English Literature 15 0 0 15
Finance & Financial Management 14 0 0 14
Music 10 4 0 14
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 13 0 13
Communication & Media Studies 11 0 0 11
Drama & Theater Arts 11 0 0 11
Accounting 8 0 0 8
Student Counseling 0 8 0 8
Political Science & Government 8 0 0 8
Sociology 8 0 0 8
Fine & Studio Arts 8 0 0 8
Pharmacology & Toxicology 7 0 0 7
Instructional Media Design 0 7 0 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 7 0 0 7
Community Organization & Advocacy 7 0 0 7
Other Visual Art 7 0 0 7
Mathematics 6 0 0 6
Philosophy 6 0 0 6
Area Studies 1 4 0 5
Economics 5 0 0 5
Dance 5 0 0 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 3 0 0 3
Religious Studies 3 0 0 3
Anthropology 3 0 0 3
International Business 2 0 0 2
General Education 0 2 0 2
East Asian Languages 2 0 0 2
General Social Sciences 2 0 0 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 1 0 0 1
Chemistry 1 0 0 1
International Relations & National Security 1 0 0 1
Other Social Sciences 1 0 0 1
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
English Literature (Other) 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 601 285 53 939

References

*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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