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Niagara University

Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY

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Niagara University provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Niagara University, NY and operated as a private institution. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Niagara University has an annual student enrollment of over four thousand.

Students can choose from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to NU. Scores in a range of 21 to 25 on the ACT or 1380 to 1710 on the SAT are recommended to greatly increase the chance of getting accepted. 76% of applicants are admitted to Niagara University, of which 26% choose to enroll.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should check the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Students at Niagara University may qualify for aid which is typically scholarships, grants, and loans.

The NU "Purple Eagles" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Golf (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study offered, and much more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.niagara.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Niagara University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Niagara University is around 4,100 students, where graduate students make up roughly 16% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $29,000-$34,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $950 to $1,100 per unit
  • The estimated cost for room and board is around $15,000

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$21,798
Receiving Student Loans76%$8,666
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Niagara University may provide student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Niagara University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 65%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years60%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1965)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2008)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1984)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Niagara University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Niagara University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Niagara University for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    84.74%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    99%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    13:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    18

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $19,325