Students Come from Many Countries...
Antigua, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Poland, Scotland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales, and more.
We invite international students to consider making Nazareth College their university home for undergraduate and graduate study in America. Nazareth College of Rochester is an independent, major institution of education at the university level in New York State. It is well known on the East Coast for the quality of education it provides to thousands of students. We are located in the city of Rochester, a U.S. High Tech center for research and industry and a focal point for Higher Education.
Information for Current Students
Useful Websites for Applicants and Current Students
Study in the States
*Great information for students before, during, and after their studies! Many of the other websites listed below are found on this website too!
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
*United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a DHS agency, authorizes benefits for students and exchange visitors. If you want to work, extend your stay, change your immigration status or become a U.S. citizen, you must request a benefit from USCIS.
U.S. Department of State
*The Department of State issues visas through U.S. consulates and embassies, many of which offer student-specific information on their websites. DoS can help you through many steps of the process of studying in the United States, including finding the right school or program, getting a visa, or becoming an exchange visitor.
*At Travel.state.gov you can find information about getting a visa.
*J1Visa.state.gov provides information for exchange visitors.
*EducationUSA can help you with information on the process of selecting a school and a course of study in the United States. With over 400 advising centers in 170 countries, EducationUSA represents the largest group of advisers committed to promoting accredited United States higher education institutions to over 14 million students and parents with whom they have contact each year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
*The United States Customs and Border Protection is one of the Department of Homeland Security's largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the United States. It also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of regulations, including immigration and drug laws.
International students will interact directly with CBP Officials at the Port of Entry (POE) when entering and exiting the United States.
Internal Revenue Service
*The Internal Revenue Service collects taxes from those who work in the United States. International students performing services in the United States as employees are liable for United States Social Security and Medicare taxes.