Niagara University: Ranking & Review

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Niagara University Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 827 2913
Top 18%

Niagara University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%86%83%
Applicants3,1011,1811,920
Admissions2,6111,0201,591
Enrolled undergraduates590238352
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,9491,4282,521

1,117 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

310 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores510
Percent of students submitting SAT scores86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores134
Percent of students submitting ACT scores23%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
21
ACT Math
22

Niagara University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $47,400 $47,400
Off-campus $47,150 $47,150
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,950 and other expenses per full academic year.

Niagara University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,437 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $30,500 $30,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,450 $1,450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,020 $1,020
Tuition for Full-time graduates $13,698 $13,698
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $761 $761

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 251 129 380
Education 170 159 329
Health Professions and Related Programs 92 19 111
Social Sciences 84 19 103
Psychology 30 14 44
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 29 11 40
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 35 4 39
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 39 39
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 38 38
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 8 10 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 18 18
Visual and Performing Arts 17 17
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 12 14
History 14 14
Physical Sciences 6 6
English Language and Literature & Letters 5 5
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3 3
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Mathematics and Statistics 3 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
Grand Total2858357111,228

A total of 860 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Niagara University.

At the master's and doctor's level 368 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%65%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesNU
Founded1856
MottoUt Omnes Te Cognoscant
That All May Know You
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff626
Instructional FTE251
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.niagara.edu
AddressLewiston Road
Niagara University, New York, 14109
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone7162851212
Fax+1 (716) 286 8710

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