Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.

Facts & Recognition

The Princeton Review named Nazareth as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education. Check out more stats, facts, and at-a-glance information. Learn more »

Our Location

Our 150-acre, naturally wooded campus is just minutes away from Rochester. The region offers arts, music, shopping, nature, and business opportunities. Learn more »

Mission & Vision

Our mission and vision statements guide Nazareth’s pursuit of excellence in everything we do. Learn more »

President's Office

Nazareth’s ninth president, Daan Braveman, is leading the College through a period of innovation and strategic growth. Learn more »

Student Outcomes

Nazareth prepares students well for careers and/or continued study through rigorous academic programs, global and cross-cultural experiences, and hands-on career experience while in college. Learn more »

FBI Special Agent

James Cheeks '95 busts drug dealers and corrupt cops, all in a day's work.

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Fast Facts

Enrollment statistics are from our fall 2015 official census:

  • Founded: 1924
  • Full-time undergraduate enrollment: 1,974
  • Part-time undergraduate enrollment: 134
  • Full-time graduate enrollment: 397
  • Part-time graduate enrollment: 366
  • 10-to-1 student-faculty ratio
  • More than 60 majors, 40 minors
  • 24 division III athletic teams
  • Study abroad programs in 20+ countries
  • More than 175 internship sites
  • In 2015-16, all incoming freshmen received financial assistance
  • Living alumni: more than 30,000

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