Niagara University

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General Information

Admission Office

Niagara University, NY 14109

(716) 286-8700

Fax: (716) 286-8733

Contact: Harry Gong

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Niagara University, NY 14109

(716) 285-1212

Total undergrads: 3,326

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 742

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,291

Graduate enrollment: 929


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management B
Human Resources Development B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management B
Marketing Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B
Travel/Tourism Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C
Information Sciences/Systems B,C


Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Engineering – General A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Science Technologies

Biology Technician B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Niagara University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (716) 285-1212
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,763
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 67%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,650 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,180
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,180
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $24,974

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Niagara University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Niagara University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 196
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 111
Education 91419
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 111
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 61
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 12252321

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Niagara University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $33,180
Out-of-state $33,180
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,308
Out-of-state $14,308

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 587 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 587 99% $24,974
Student loan aid 441 75% $8,455

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,760 92% $20,715
Federal student loans 1,843 62% $7,373

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Niagara University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Niagara University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,105 1,111 1,994
Percent admitted 100% 88% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Niagara University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,763
Undergraduate enrollment 2,816
Graduate enrollment 947

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Niagara University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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