How To Apply

California residents: Nazareth College sends our sincere wishes for safety and well being to students and their families impacted by the California wildfires. If you are an applicant living in an area affected by the wildfires, we encourage you to contact Sarah Gibson, West Coast Regional Representative at to request an admissions deadline extension. 

Nazareth College has three admissions deadlines:

Application deadline and notification dates:

 DeadlineFAFSA deadlineNotification
Early Decision I Nov. 15 Nov. 15 Begins Dec. 15
Early Decision II Jan. 10 Jan. 10 Begins Jan. 25
Regular Decision Feb. 1 Feb. 1 Begins March 1

Required Documents

Nazareth College requires the following of all applicants:

Auditions and Portfolio Review

  • Students applying to art (except art history), dance, music, and theatre/performance majors are required to submit a portfolio or to audition.
  • Even if you're not majoring in the visual or performing arts, you are encouraged to submit a portfolio or to audition to be considered for a scholarship.
  • Visual and Performing Arts portfolio/audition details.

After Applying

  1. You will get an email confirming you have submitted your application, sent to the email address you provided on your application.
  2. Use your Admissions Dashboard to take your next steps.
  3. Decisions are mailed starting on the dates listed above.
  4. If you need to make a change, please see the FAQs on this page.

Apply Online

Complete the Common App »

Make sure all necessary information is completed, including all required signatures.


What if I haven’t heard any response to my application?
How do I know whether my application is complete?
Can I call and check the decision on my application?
Can I submit more than one letter of recommendation?
When will I hear about financial aid?
What if I need to make a change after I apply?

Have Questions?

Contact the Admissions Office: or 800-462-3944