Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$35,240

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
600
25th
505
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,456
Declined 284
Total Received 3,740
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Private

3,015

undergraduate students

1,123

graduate students

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School Facts

Niagara University, founded by the Vincentian community in 1856, is a comprehensive institution, blending the best of a liberal arts and professional education, grounded in a values-based, Catholic tradition. Its 160-acre campus is located four miles from Niagara Falls, 20 minutes from Buffalo, and 90 minutes from Toronto.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,138
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

160-acre, suburban campus in Lewiston (population: 15,964), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Niagara University
5795 Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY
14109

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
600
25th
505
75th
25
25th
19
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 30
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 10
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,456
Declined 284
Total Received 3,740

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 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

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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,699

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,700
Housing $5,400
Food $6,450
Additional fees $1,540
Books & supplies $400
Total $47,490
Average Financial Aid - $23,699
Total with Avg. Aid $23,791

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,791,049
State $2,897,043
Institutional $33,926,858
Other external $476,903
Total $43,091,853

Non-need-based

Federal $503,706
State $28,581
Institutional $6,986,724
Other external $63,719
Total $7,582,730

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 716 286-8686
F: 716 286-8678
finaid@niagara.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, field hockey, golf, hockey (ice/roller), lacrosse, rugby, soccer, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, bowling, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, flag football, handball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Atlantic Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminology. yes yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs. yes yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
History, General. yes
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International and Comparative Education. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Public Finance. yes yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Superintendency and Educational System Administration. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Tourism and Travel Services Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Accounting

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,138

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

3,015
students

Female
63%
1,913

Male
37%
1,102

27%

1,123
students

Female
67%
755

Male
33%
368

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

2,785
students

Female
64%
1,772

Male
36%
1,013

8%

230
students

Female
61%
141

Male
39%
89

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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