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 2,200 undergrads and 700 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. More stats, facts, and recognition »

Our Location

Our 150-acre, wooded campus is minutes from Rochester and arts, music, shopping, nature, and business opportunities. More about Nazareth's location »

Mission & Vision

Nazareth’s pursuit of excellence in everything we do is guided by our mission and vision »

President's Office

Innovation and strategic growth starts at the top. Meet Nazareth’s ninth president, Daan Braveman »

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 about student outcomes »

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Fast Facts

Enrollment statistics are from the fall 2017 official census.

  • Founded: 1924
  • Undergraduate students: 2,159 (including 114 part-time)
  • Graduate students: 724 (including 361 part-time)
  • Student-faculty ratio: 9-to-1 
  • Academics: More than 60 majors, 70 minors
  • Athletics: 24 division III athletic teams
  • Study abroad programs: in 20+ countries
  • Internships: More than 175 internship sites
  • Financial aid: All incoming freshmen received financial assistance
  • Alumni: Benefit from a network of more than 33,000 living alumni

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