Nazareth College

4245 East Ave, Rochester, United States
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Overview of Nazareth College

About this school

Nazareth College of Rochester is a private, liberal arts institution. Founded as a women's college in 1924, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Its 95-acre campus is located in Rochester.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,194
    • Men:568 (25.9%)
    • Women:1,626 (74.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Nazareth College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
3
4
Social Studies
-
-
History
3
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4245 East Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rochester, NY  14618
Phone
(585) 389-2860
Fax
(585) 389-2826
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$45|Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 10
Early Decision Notification
December 15, January 25
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition/portfolio review recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 4,494 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 3,248 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 1,246 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
592 (21%) of 2,815 admitted students enrolled
Women
437 (20%) of 2,143 admitted students enrolled
Men
155 (23%) of 672 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
575 average |530-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
583 average |540-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
38%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
57%
• Score 18 - 23
32%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $33,324 (71.30568750802414%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,410 (28.694312491975865%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Nazareth College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002779
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
532 (96.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
474 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
474 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (36.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$28,120
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 474 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,456
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 454 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,955
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 198 (41.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
76 (13.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,933

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,926 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,755 (91.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,755 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
530 (30.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$27,685
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,755 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,736
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,652 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,599
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 591 (33.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
333 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,299

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,958
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
22.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,148

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


177

Part-Time Faculty


331

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 54% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
319,000

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
240
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Nazareth College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


56.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (73)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Toxicology
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (13)


  • Art Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Human Resources Management
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


210,532

Nearest Metropolitan Area


150 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
160 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
9 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Rochester
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Golden Flyer
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, ice hockey, racquetball, rowing, skiing (downhill), soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Nazareth College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, campus activities board, center for spirituality, physical therapy club, diversity council, intramurals

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,099

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,194
Women
1,626
Men
568

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.2% Asian
  • 6.5% Black/African-American
  • 5.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.5% White
  • 2.9% Unknown

International Students


1.1% from 33 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


706

Student Resources

Study resources