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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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,159
   Women 1,565 (72.5%)
   Men 594 (27.5%)
Graduate Students 724
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 72% of 4,118 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 545 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 544 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $48,074
  Tuition and Fees $32,424
  Room and Board $13,150
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $26,585
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 178
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Rochester Population 210,532
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 56% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Golden Flyer
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.5% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students 2.0% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning 84.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 58.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 40%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 31.5%