Nazareth College

Rochester, NY

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.

Website: www.naz.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,269
Undergraduate
Students
(74.3%) 1,687 Women
(25.7%) 582 Men
661
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 4,273 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
90.7
SAT Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,010
Tuition and Fees
$34,280
Room and Board
$13,730
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$27,996
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$42,412
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
184
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
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Campus Life

Rochester Population
210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Golden Flyer
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.1% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students
1.5%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3 4
Social Studies    
History 3 4
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some February 1
SAT Only Required for some February 1
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
4245 East Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rochester, NY 14618
Phone
(585) 389-2860
Fax
(585) 389-2826
E-mail
admissions@naz.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$45
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, February 1
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
64% of 4,273 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 3,102 applicants were admitted
Men
59% of 1,171 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
592 (22%) of 2,719 admitted students enrolled
Women
434 (21%) of 2,024 admitted students enrolled
Men
150 (22%) of 695 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
116% of 308 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
486
Students Accepting Wait List Position
5
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
90.7
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
540-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
550-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
10%
Score of 24 - 29
54%
Score of 18 - 23
34%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 25%
Top quarter: 58%
Top half: 88%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$48,010
Tuition and Fees
$34,280
Room and Board
$13,730
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002779
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
522 (96.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
460 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
460 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
194 (36.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$27,996
Need-Based Gift
Received by 460 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,557
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 425 (95.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,246
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 235 (41.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
84 (13.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,483

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,998 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,797 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,797 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
604 (30.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$28,092
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,797 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,131
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,666 (94.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,227
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 676 (33.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
369 (15.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,879

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$42,412
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
6.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,836
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
443
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
73
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
1,794
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,075
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • 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
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Dance, General
  • 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
 
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
184
Part-Time Faculty
299
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
29%
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
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

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

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

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Music Education
  • Reading Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Rochester Population
210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
150 acres

Weather

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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
 
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
security beeper, lighted pathways, alert system

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

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

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Equestrian Sports x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Rugby     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse x  
Rugby    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Equestrian Sports x  
Field Hockey    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Rugby x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

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

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,269
Women
1,687 (74.3%)
Men
582 (25.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,176
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.1% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students.
1.5%
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
661

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
67.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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