Tuition & Fees

$33,500

$33,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
28%
500-599
53%
400-499
18%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
55%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
5%
24-29
43%
18-23
47%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,611
Declined + 490
Total Received 3,101
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Private (nonprofit)

2,994

undergraduate students

955

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Accounting
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 2558
ACT 2842

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Location

School Facts

Niagara University, 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 3,949
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)

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Niagara University, NY

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.

Niagara University
5795 Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY 14109

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
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 3% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
28%
500-599
53%
400-499
18%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
55%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
30-36
5%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
5%
24-29
43%
18-23
47%
12-17
5%

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 Required of some
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,611
Declined + 490
Total Received 3,101

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

Financial Aid

82%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,503

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,700
Room & board $13,200
Additional fees $1,800
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $47,950
Average Financial Aid - $26,503
Total with Avg. Aid $21,447
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Katie Kocsis
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@niagara.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Field Hockey, Golf, Hockey (ice/roller), Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Wrestling, Yoga

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Yoga

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Basketball Skills Competition, Billiards, Broomball, Dodgeball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf Skills Competition, Horseshoes, Ice Skating, Kan Jam, Laser Tag, Racquetball, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Softball, Street Hockey, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Wrestling, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Simon Gray (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Accounting
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

3,949

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

2,994
students

Female
62%
1,856

Male
38%
1,138

24%

955
students

Female
70%
665

Male
30%
290

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,827
students

Female
62%
1,752

Male
38%
1,075

6%

167
students

Female
63%
104

Male
37%
63

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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
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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
  • 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 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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Turkey
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dr. Deborah Curtis
Executive Director, Brennen Center & International Relations
716 286-8711
dcurtis@niagara.edu

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