Nazareth welcomes Medaille students

Who's eligible

  • Currently enrolled Medaille undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing
  • Students who were accepted to Medaille to become first-year students this fall

Why Nazareth?

  • Personalized support/mentoring and a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Experiential learning: The average Naz student completes 4 different career experiences in their time here
  • Strong outcomes: 98% of the Class of 2022 were working or completing graduate programs within six months of graduation
  • Extensive opportunities: 25 Division III athletic teams, 50+ student-led clubs and organizations

"Given the parallels between Medaille's mission and ours, Nazareth is an ideal place to re-energize your education. We are in a strong position to welcome you and help you accomplish your goals for your education and for your life's work." — Beth Paul, Nazareth President

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Undergraduate programs

Full list of Nazareth’s 60+ undergraduate majors and 70+ minors >

Business & Leadership Graduate programs

Education Graduate programs

All graduate programs >

Learn more

Undergraduate Virtual Information Sessions:

In-person Information Sessions at Medaille (Main 100):

  • Tuesday, May 30, 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 31, 11 a.m.

Transfer Thursdays at Nazareth:

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Next step

First-year students (haven’t started college)

Transfer students (who’ve completed at least one semester of college)

  • Complete the free (and quick!) Transfer Application. For you, Nazareth is waiving the personal statement requirement, and Nazareth will review your unofficial transcript initially to provide you with a transfer evaluation that shows how your credits will transfer and your expected time to completion.

Graduate students

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Student-athlete chooses Naz

"I chose Naz because I felt it was the best opportunity for me to get a good education while also being able to play soccer."

— Joaquin Romero '25 (sports and entertainment management major), transferring to Nazareth as a junior after the closure of Cazenovia College

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  • All undergraduate students who are new to Nazareth — first-time or transfer students — participate in orientation to get familiar with the campus and resources and to connect with other students.


  • You will pay no more than you pay (or would have paid) at Medaille
  • You are eligible for scholarships and financial aid


  • Nazareth will accept all of your Medaille credits. If you’ve completed Medaille’s general education (core) requirements, you’ve completed Nazareth’s.

Student Life

Learn about Nazareth student life — including housing, dining, athletics, the Rochester area, clubs and activities, preparation to be a changemaker, diversity and belonging, student support, and see students' photos and blog posts about the Naz experience.


Naz Transfer Admissions,

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