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Nazareth College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Nazareth College

Nazareth College

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Nazareth College Description:

Nazareth College's 150-acre campus is located just outside of Rochester, New York. Nazareth ranks highly among colleges in the region. The college has over 40 academic programs, an average class size of 14, and a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Business is the most popular undergraduate major, and at the graduate level Nazareth has robust master's degree programs in education. Community service and civic engagement are both important parts of the Nazareth experience. The college does well on the financial aid front with nearly all students receiving some form of grant aid. On the athletic front, the Nazareth Golden Flyers compete in the NCAA Division III Empire 8 Athletic Conference. The college fields eleven men's and twelve women's intercollegiate sports.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,910 (2,095 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 27% Male / 73% Female
  • 94% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,330
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,588
  • Other Expenses: $1,100
  • Total Cost: $42,118

Nazareth College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 82%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,722
    • Loans: $8,285

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, English, History, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 24%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 73%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Nazareth College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.naz.edu/about-nazareth/mission-vision/

"The mission of Nazareth College is to provide a learning community that educates students in the liberal arts, sciences, visual and performing arts, and professional fields, fostering commitment to a life informed by intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and aesthetic values; to develop skills necessary for the pursuit of meaningful careers; and to inspire dedication to the ideal of service to their communities. Nazareth seeks students who want to make a difference in their own world and the world around them, and encourages them to develop the understanding, commitment, and confidence to lead fully informed and actively engaged lives."

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