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Tuition & Fees

$30,950

$30,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
44%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
56%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,910
Declined + 2,077
Total Received 3,987
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Private (nonprofit)

3,214

undergraduate students

914

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Commerce/management
  3. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 2558
ACT 2842

School Facts

Niagara, founded in 1856, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 160-acre campus is located four miles north of Niagara Falls, in Niagara University.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,128
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Niagara University, NY

160-acre, suburban campus in Lewiston (population: 2,695), four miles from Niagara Falls, 20 miles from Buffalo, and 80 miles from Toronto. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Buffalo. Public transportation serves campus.

Niagara University
5795 Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY 14109

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
29%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
44%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
56%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 10
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,910
Declined + 2,077
Total Received 3,987

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mark Wojnowski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 462-2111
F: 716 286-8710
admissions@niagara.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,775,542
State $3,112,994
Institutional $34,895,236
Other external $461,012
Total $44,244,784

Non-need-based

Federal $463,704
State $23,684
Institutional $6,817,316
Other external $77,833
Total $7,382,537

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Division I), Atlantic Hockey Association
Mascot
Purple Eagle (Monte)
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Adolescent Education
Art History/Museum Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood/Middle Childhood Education
Communication Studies
Computer/Information Science
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Developmental Disabilities
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership/Policy
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
Finance
Foundations of Teaching
Foundations/Teaching
French
General Business
Gerontology
Healthcare Administration
History
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Human Resources
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Life Sciences
Literacy Instruction
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health/Counseling
Middle Adolescence/Adolescence
Middle/Adolescence Education
Nursing
Nursing/R.N.
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
School Business Administration
School Counselor
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Adolescence
Special Education/Childhood
Specialist in Developmental Disabilities
Sport Management
Sports Management
TESOL
TESOL Education
Theatre
Tourism/Recreational Management
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Undergraduate

78%

3,214
students

Female
62%
1,979

Male
38%
1,235

Graduate

22%

914
students

Female
68%
623

Male
32%
291

undergraduateFull-time

89%

2,862
students

Female
61%
1,735

Male
39%
1,127

undergraduatePart-time

11%

352
students

Female
70%
244

Male
30%
108

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Great Britain
Nigeria
Vietnam
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bernadette Brennen
Director of International Relations
716 286-8360
bmb@niagara.edu

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