Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to complete a baccalaureate degree?

The timeline depends on the number of transfer credits (if any) you bring to Nazareth, whether you decide to attend full-time or part-time, and which nursing program you enroll in. Contact Admissions for more information.

Is there any financial assistance?

Nazareth's tuition and aid office offers assistance with the following financial questions: 

What are the admissions standards?

To be admitted into the Nursing program as a freshman, prospective students must show evidence of strong academic preparation throughout high school. View freshman nursing admissions standards »

To be admitted as a transfer student, view Transfer Students page under Nursing Applicants.

When should I apply?

Freshmen: How to Apply webpage includes deadlines.

Transfer students: Transfer Students webpage provides deadlines in the Nursing Applicants section.

Where would I have clinical experiences?

The Nursing Department has contracts with many health care agencies in the multi-county Rochester region.

Can I work full-time and go to school full-time?

Probably not. Remember that every class you enroll in requires outside-class time for studying and preparation. We want you to be successful!

Are schedules flexible enough to allow for family and work responsibilities?

Nursing classes are offered in a variety of times and formats, including daytime and evenings, as well as online or hybrid (part online, part on campus) course options.

I'm an LPN. Where do I stand?

A transfer admissions counselor will review a transcript of your program and make course requirement decisions.