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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
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
39%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
41%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,784
Declined + 575
Total Received 3,359
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Private (nonprofit)

3,136

undergraduate students

881

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Commerce/management
  3. Criminal Justice
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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 4,017
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: 16,262), 4 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
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
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 3% of male students
 
2 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
39%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
50%
12-17
16%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
44%
18-23
41%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
54%
12-17
6%
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

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,784
Declined + 575
Total Received 3,359

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
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 $5,519,770
State $2,890,052
Institutional $35,293,379
Other external $441,412
Total $44,144,613

Non-need-based

Federal $327,490
State $37,202
Institutional $7,477,581
Other external $74,849
Total $7,917,122

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 Science
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%

3,136
students

Female
62%
1,943

Male
38%
1,193

Graduate

22%

881
students

Female
68%
598

Male
32%
283

undergraduateFull-time

94%

2,950
students

Female
63%
1,830

Male
37%
1,120

undergraduatePart-time

6%

186
students

Female
61%
113

Male
39%
73

Student Break-down

12%
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
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

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

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older 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 38
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Turkey
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
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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