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?
- 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.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Nazareth has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Nazareth College?
Contact details for Nazareth are given below.
|Address:||4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-3790|
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
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Nazareth?
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?
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
There are also 697 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,180 full-time undergraduates at Nazareth, 27% are male and 73% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nazareth College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||120|
|Hispanic or Latino||131|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Nazareth has changed over the last few years.
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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Nazareth College under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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