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

www.niagara.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,326

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 742

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,291

Graduate enrollment: 929

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

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
Website:www.niagara.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.niagara.edu/apply-to-nu
Address:Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,017
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,103 (77% 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:$30,950
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,950
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$23,323

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Niagara University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Niagara University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services185
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education81419
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs111
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences51
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total9249301

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Niagara University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education44
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Grand total45

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,950
Out-of-state$30,950
Books and supplies$1,050

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,690
Out-of-state$12,690

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid63499%
Grant or scholarship aid63499%$23,323
Student loan aid48976%$8,469

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,68884%$20,597
Federal student loans2,04964%$7,299

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,3591,2262,133
Percent admitted100%86%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled19%20%18%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment4,017
Undergraduate enrollment3,136
Graduate enrollment881

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
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

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