Nazareth prepares students well for careers and/or continued study through rigorous academic programs, global and cross-cultural experiences, and hands-on career experience while in college. The latest undergraduate figures are provided for each category.

After Graduation


Most new alumni are employed or in graduate school within 12 months of graduating. Of the Class of 2017, 33% continued their education at Nazareth, pursuing fields that require advanced degrees such as physical therapy (D.P.T.), social work (M.S.W.), and education (M.S. Ed.). Nazareth's data gathering processes adhere to national standards. Class of 2017 within 12 months after graduating. Data was available for 82% of the class. Alumni who were both in grad school and employed were categorized based on their primary role where possible.

Employers Samples of employers for the Class of 2017 one year after graduation.
Art & Design includes academic programs in art education, art history, art studio, and visual communication design.
Music includes academic programs in music, music/business, music education, music performance, and music therapy.
Theatre Arts includes academic programs in acting, dance studies, musical theatre, technical production, and theatre arts.
Humanities & Social Sciences includes academic programs in American studies, anthropology, communication and media, community youth development, English, history, legal studies, peace and justice, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, social science, sociology, and women and gender studies, including programs paired with adolescence education.
Health & Human Services includes academic programs in communication sciences and disorders, nursing, occupational science, physical therapy (health science), and social work.
Education includes academic programs in inclusive childhood/early childhood education, which are paired with a major in the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Management.
Business & Management includes academic programs in accounting, business management, economics, finance, international business, and marketing.
Languages & International includes academic programs in Asian studies, Chinese, French, German, history, international studies, Italian, Modern Foreign Languages, and Spanish, including programs paired with adolescence education.
Math & Science includes academic programs in biochemistry, biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, clinical laboratory sciences, environmental science and sustainability, mathematics, and toxicology, including programs paired with adolescence education.

Art & Design

Center for Youth Services

Clark CSM Marketing Communications

Dorschel Auto Group


Edge Advertising Group

Father’s House

Fleet Feet Sports Syracuse

Integer Holdings

KW Photography Designs

LaGuardia High School of Music & Art

Lyons National Bank

Nazareth Hall Elementary School

Quad A for Kids

Res Exhibit Services, LLC

Utica Observer Dispatch

Business & Management


Allied Financial Partners

Allstate Insurance

Axa Advisors

Bank of Castile Financial Department

Boy Scouts of America

Brighton Securities


CDS Monarch

CGI Communications

Cornell University

Crazy Dog T-Shirts

CSC Generation

EHealth Global Technologies

ESL Federal Credit Union

Genesee Regional Bank

Getinge Group USA

Hillside Work - Scholarship

Informa PLC

Izzo Golf

King University

Knauf Shaw LLP

Les Remparts De Tours

Merrill Lynch

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

Nazareth College

Pinnacle Environmental Consultants, Inc

Rochester Futbol Club

Rochester Global Connections

TAGeX Brands

University of Rochester

Ursuline School

Watertown Wolves


Yourcare Health Plan

YPC Media


Hannibal Central School District

Rochester City School District

Victor Central School District

Webster Central School District

William Marvin Bass Elementary School

Health & Human Services

Allied Financial Partners

Browncroft Community Church

Canandaigua VA Medical Center

Compass Youth Family Services

HCR Home Care

Highland Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital

Person Centered Housing Options

Rochester General Hospital

Rochester Regional Hospital Association

St. Ann's Community

Strong Memorial Hospital

Unity Hospital

University of Rochester

Veterans Outreach Center

Wayne ARC

Humanities & Social Sciences

(585) Publishing


Bausch + Lomb


Carthage Central High School

Center for Youth Services

Cincinnatus Home Center

Conifer Realty, LLC


Dolin, Thomas Solomon LLP

European Institute for Asian Studies

Finger Lakes DDSO

Finger Lakes Gaming Racetrack

Fish & Crown Creative

Grand Island CSD

Heritage Christian Services

Isaac Heating Air Conditioning, Inc

Media Sales Plus

Monroe County Department of Public Health

Monroe County Department Human Services

NYS Senate

Resource Center for Independent Living

Rochester Brainery

Rochester Drug Co-Operative

Rochester Philharmonic

Tiny Miracles Farm, PetCare Rescue

USA Today

Villa of Hope

Wayne Arc

Languages & International

84 Lumber

American University of Puerto Rico

California State Parks

Catholic Family Center

ESL Federal Credit Union

Rochester Youth Year

Uncommon Schools


BOCES 1 (Monroe)

Buffalo Niagara Music Therapy Services LLC

Fulbright Program

Garden City Public Schools

Harris Hill Nursing Facility

Hochstein School of Music

Keys for Success

Mary Cariola Children's Center

Minnesota State Comm Tech College

Music Therapy Center California

Nazareth College

Niagara Comm College

Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre

Rochester City School District

Sage Harbor at Baywinde

Spectrum Creative Arts

UUU Art Collective

Vanderbilt University

Vitas Healthcare

Webtitle Agency

Sciences & Math

Carestream Health

Christ School

Liftable Media

Magnetic Diagnostic Resources CNY


SCA Adirondack Corps

Strong Memorial Hospital


Unity Hospital

University of Rochester

U.S. Marines

Walt Disney Parks Resorts


Theatre & Performance

National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene

Geva Theatre

Grad Schools Graduate schools of the Class of 2017, one year after graduation, from the National Student Clearinghouse.

Canisius College

Charleston School of Law

Columbia University

Gallaudet University

King University

Le Moyne College

Nazareth College

Northeastern Seminary

Penn State University

Pepperdine University

Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rutgers University—New Brunswick

Saint Xavier University

St. John Fisher College

Stetson University

Suffolk University

SUNY Binghamton

SUNY Brockport

SUNY Geneseo

SUNY New Paltz

SUNY Potsdam

SUNY Stony Brook

SUNY Buffalo

SUNY Upstate Medical

Syracuse University

Tufts University

University of California Santa Cruz

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

Degrees Earned

All undergraduate degrees at Nazareth provide a strong foundation in the liberal arts, including an integrated studies sequence chosen by students. The approach develops skills that employers value. Nazareth began offering B.F.A. programs in 2012, which now include acting, art studio, musical theatre, technical production, and visual communication design. Class of 2017

of Science
Bachelor of
Fine Arts
of Arts
of Music

Study Abroad

Naz students study abroad at 13x the national average

During 2016-17, 22% of Nazareth students studied abroad, making 138 trips. The latest NAFSA: Association of International Educators report (for 2015-16) says 1.6% of all U.S. college students studied abroad. Source of national data: NAFSA, based on statistics from the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics, 2015 Digest of Education Statistics, and the Institute of International Education, 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

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Career Experience

88% of the class of 2017 completed: Rates are for-credit experiences for the Class of 2017 during their undergraduate years. Percentages do not total 100 because students typically complete multiple experiences.

40% internships

33% clinical experience

21% research

16% field placements

13% student teaching

8% performing/studio art experiences

4% practicum

2% theater crew

95% of internship supervisors would hire their supervisee if there were an opening Source 2017-2018 evaluations of 174 Nazareth Interns

"The interns have been professional, organized, creative, and a great addition to our team. Recently we have offered one a full-time position and we are excited he will join."

Neal Sherman, TAGeX Brands

Internship Sites

585 Magazine

Allendale Columbia Athletic Department



Brighton Securities

Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms

C1 Search

Canal View Financial Advisors

Center for Public History

Cobblestone Capital

Commission on Judicial Conduct

Compeer Rochester

Dixon Schwabl

Edge Advertising

EFPR Solutions LLC

Fairport Public Library

Fish and Crown

Flaherty Salmin, CPAs


Hamilton Productions

Happy Earth Tea

Harter and Seacrest

Hickey Center

Holy Cross School

Ibero Action League

Iron Smoke Whiskey

John Polimenti: Attorney at Law

Knauf Shaw LLP

Legal Aid Society

Lime Creative


Martin Group

Media Sales Plus

Military History Museum

Monroe County DA's Office

Monroe County Department of Public Health

Monroe Democratic Committee - Louise Slaughter

Mount Hope Family Center

Nazareth College Arts Center

Nazareth College Center for Public History

Nazareth College Health and Counseling Services

Nazareth College Institutional Research

Nazareth College Marketing and Communications

Nazareth College Office for Diversity & Inclusion

Nazareth College Student Activities

Nazareth College Study Abroad Office



Rochester Museum and Science Center

Rochester Red Wings

Rochester Rehabilitation

Senator Gillibrand's Office


St. Joseph's

Supreme Court Judge Appellate Division

TAGeX Brands

Teen Court

The Martin Group

The Strong Museum of Play

Underberg & Kessler

United Nations of Rochester


Young Living