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Nazareth College of Rochester Admissions

If you want to apply to Nazareth College of Rochester, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the application fee costs $45.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than March 1.

Nazareth College of Rochester Admissions Stats at a Glance

Nazareth College of Rochester 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 29%
Mean SAT Score 1190
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 53%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 20%
Waitlist Yes

Considering Applying Early to Nazareth College of Rochester?

Nazareth College of Rochester offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing. Early Decision 2 applications are due 1/10.

The early decision acceptance rate at Nazareth College of Rochester is 9%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 76%. Last year, Nazareth College of Rochester admitted 283 of the 315 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

In 2021, Nazareth College of Rochester waitlisted 380 students. Of those, 23 eventually received an admissions offer.

What's Most Important to Get In to Nazareth College of Rochester?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Nazareth College of Rochester

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Important

Nazareth College of Rochester 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Nazareth College of Rochester must submit the following items. Double check with Nazareth College of Rochester's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements audition/portfolio review
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Nazareth College of Rochester?

Students admitted to Nazareth College of Rochester have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 43% submitted a class rank. At Nazareth College of Rochester 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 62% were in the top 25% and 90% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Nazareth College of Rochester, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 43%
3.75 and 3.99 20.21%
3.50 and 3.74 20.83%
3.25 and 3.49 15.4%
3.00 and 3.24 11.25%
2.50 and 2.9 11.88%
2.00 and 2.49 1.45%

Nazareth College of Rochester does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Nazareth College of Rochester has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 53% of Nazareth College of Rochester's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Nazareth College of Rochester?

To be competitive with other Nazareth College of Rochester applicants, you should strive to earn between 1120 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Nazareth College of Rochester 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Nazareth College of Rochester student is 1190.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Nazareth College of Rochester students scored 640 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Nazareth College of Rochester students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Nazareth College of Rochester?

To be most competitive at Nazareth College of Rochester, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Nazareth College of Rochester's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Nazareth College of Rochester students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.

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Transferring to Nazareth College of Rochester

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Nazareth College of Rochester during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Nazareth College of Rochester Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Nazareth College of Rochester?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Nazareth College of Rochester.

Does Nazareth College of Rochester accept transfer credits?

Nazareth College of Rochester accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Nazareth College of Rochester accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to Nazareth College of Rochester?

No, Nazareth College of Rochester is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Nazareth College of Rochester's acceptance rate?

Nazareth College of Rochester's acceptance rate is 76%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Nazareth College of Rochester?

Nazareth College of Rochester's early decision acceptance rate was 9% in 2021.

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Nazareth College of Rochester Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nazareth College of Rochester is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nazareth College of Rochester is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Nazareth College of Rochester ACT Scores

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ACT Range

23 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

23 to 29

Avg

23 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Nazareth College of Rochester is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Nazareth College of Rochester. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Nazareth College of Rochester SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1270

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Math SAT Range

560 - 640

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Reading SAT Range

550 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above

Good

1120 to 1270

Avg

1120 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Nazareth College of Rochester students is 1190. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Nazareth College of Rochester, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Nazareth College of Rochester.

Nazareth College of Rochester GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.6

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Nazareth College of Rochester, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,791

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,590

Out-of-State

$37,590

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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