Graduate Programs

Admission Requirements for International Students

Step 1: Complete application for admission

Apply online. Please make sure that all information is completed, including all required signatures.

Step 2: Send us your official transcript(s)

Attested/official transcript(s), examination results, or certificate(s) from ALL institutions are required for admission. Transcripts must be translated to English. A review of your transcript by a reputable evaluation service is required (such as World Education ServiceEducational Credential Evaluations, or Josef Silny & Associates) at the expense of the student.

Step 3: Submit original English proficiency exam scores

Minimum scores required:

  • TOEFL iBT: 79 (and no individual section score below 15, speaking section 22 or more). Nazareth College Institution Code for TOEFL: 2511

Step 4: Submit declaration of finances form and bank statements

  • On the form, you indicate finances available to cover your expenses.
  • Form is needed to issue an I-20 (required to obtain student visa).
  • Download the Declaration of Finances form.

International Admissions Filing Dates

Preferred Application Deadlines

April 1 (fall), September 1 (spring)

After these dates, applications will be considered for programs that have space available.

Exceptions: Creative arts therapy: art therapy specialization, higher education student affairs administration, music education, creative arts therapy: music therapy specialization, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology have different deadlines.

WES Evaluation April 1 (fall), September 1 (spring)
TOEFL or EILTS Exam April 1 (fall), September 1 (spring)
Notification Deadline Rolling

We're here to help

Nazareth students come from around the globe to study at Nazareth College, located in Rochester, N.Y., a high-tech center known for research and a focal point for higher education. Nazareth is known for high-quality education, and our Center for International Education is ready to help answer questions about visas and other needs for international students.