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Nazareth has three admissions deadlines:

Application deadline and notification dates:

 DeadlineFAFSA deadlineNotification
Early Decision

Nov. 1, 2023

Being determined Begins early November
Early Action Dec. 1, 2023 December 2023 Begins early December
Regular Decision

Feb. 1, 2024

Feb. 1, 2024

Begins early February

Required Documents

Nazareth University requires the following of all applicants:

Auditions and Portfolio Review

  • Students applying to 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.
  • Students applying to art do not have to submit a portfolio for acceptance, but like non majors, can be considered for scholarships.
  • 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. In the coming weeks, you will use your Admissions Dashboard to take your next steps.
  3. Decisions are mailed starting on the dates listed above. For admitted students, our NazBound webpage has an overview of what to expect next.
  4. If you need to make a change, please see the FAQs on this page.

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


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Have Questions?

Contact the Admissions Office: or 800-462-3944