Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors in the fields of education, health and human services, liberal arts, management, math and science, and the visual and performing 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 »

Commencement 2015

On May 10, Nazareth held its 88th annual commencement in a joint graduate and undergraduate ceremony.

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Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1924
  • Full-time undergraduate enrollment: 1,931
  • Part-time undergraduate enrollment: 126
  • Full-time graduate enrollment: 373
  • Part-time graduate enrollment: 385
  • 9-to-1 student-faculty ratio
  • More than 60 majors, 40 minors
  • 24 division III athletic teams
  • Study abroad programs in 20+ countries
  • More than 150 internship sites
  • 98 percent of students receive financial aid
  • Living alumni: more than 30,000

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