The Naz Factor

With 3,000 U.S. universities to compare—and thousands of factors to mull over—it’s not easy to sort through the college clutter. Here are some key reasons to choose Nazareth.

Free Laundry in the Residence Halls

Isn’t saving for your spring break fund a lot more glamorous than paying for another load of whites?

Underground Tunnels Between Campus Buildings

So grab a mocha and stay warm whenever you’re on campus!

Free Tickets to the Arts Center

You’ll see many of the same performances that also play at the Kennedy Center. So gloat your way through national music touring acts or Cirque-tacular's Art of Circus, knowing that the non-student next to you paid full price!

Outstanding Health Care Programs

Nazareth is home to the largest communication sciences and disorders program in the country. Our grads achieved a 100 percent licensure pass rate for creative arts therapy, speech-language pathology, and physical therapy in 2009-2010. And you’ll rack up real experience working in Nazareth’s on-campus Rehabilitation and Wellness Clinics, which serve thousands of area residents every year.

Free Tickets to Nazareth Athletic Events

Cheer for the Golden Flyers in lacrosse, volleyball, basketball, and more.

Hot Careers in All Fields

Our grads have carved out successful careers as Nickelodeon animators, Epcot Center plant scientists, Foreign Service officers in Kenya, software entrepreneurs, Emmy-winning composers, ESPN presenters, award-winning teachers, NCIS investigators, and more.

60 Majors and 40 Minors

That gives you literally thousands of possibilities.

Award-Winning Students

Nazareth tied for No. 3 in Fulbright scholarships among all master’s-degree institutions. Last year, five Nazareth students won prestigious Junior Fulbright awards in this flagship international scholarship program.

Admission to Top Grad Schools

What comes after Nazareth? It’s Yale University, Juilliard, Gallaudet University, Ohio State University, University of Colorado at Boulder, and more. 

Guaranteed Scholarships for Four Years

These aren’t bait-and-switch scholarships that vanish after freshman year, but instead are predictable award packages based on merit.

Springfest in Shults Center


New York’s Third Largest City as Your Personal Learning Lab

Living in Rochester means access to internships and service projects that let you test-drive your major. The city’s vibrant mix of people, cultures, and cuisines prepares you for life at large. And, hey, with 80,000 college students in the area, you won’t come up short on entertainment options.

A National Reputation

Nazareth is a member of the New American Colleges & Universities, a coalition of top colleges that integrate the liberal arts, professional studies, and civic responsibility. Members include Ithaca College and Butler University.

Help paying for college

It’s true: 100 percent of new freshmen receive financial aid. Fill out the FAFSA form by the February 15 priority deadline to maximize your financial aid options. Go to

Support When You Change Your Major

You won’t be locked into a major that doesn’t feel right. You’ll work with academic advisors to help you find the right fit.

Big Bang for Your Tuition Buck

Nazareth’s tuition is $5,000 less than the average New York private college. And with classes of just 14 students on average, you’ll get loads of personal attention from your professors.