Niagara University: Statistics

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#708 of 2,496 In the United States
#70 of 221 In New York State
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Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
92%
Average SAT
1108
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$19,172 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,726
Graduates
818
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.niagara.edu

Niagara University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 92% 90% 94%
Applicants 3,740 1,307 2,433
Admissions 3,456 1,178 2,278
Freshmen enrolled full time 623 209 414
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

2,326 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

756 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
442 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1015
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Niagara University are 1015-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
137 or 22%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Niagara University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2288 (65%)
Nonresident Alien 661 (19%)
Black or African American 186 (5%)
Hispanic 163 (5%)
Two or more races 85 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 82 (2%)
Asian 58 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,172/year
Average aid awarded
$27,452
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,844
$30-48K $15,468
$48-75K $17,851
$75-110K $21,532
$110K+ $25,134

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $33,700$14,893
Tuition in-state $33,700$14,893
Tuition out-of-state $33,700$14,893
Fee in-district $1,540
Fee in-state $1,540
Fee out-of-state $1,540

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,455
Combined charge for room and board $13,200
Room charge $5,400
Meal charge $6,450

Niagara University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Education, General 137
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 126
Business & Commerce, General 99
Accounting 40 45
Elementary Education and Teaching 20 53
Criminology 42 17
Business Administration and Management, General 46 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 15 26
Social Work 31
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 4 26
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 21 7
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management 27
Public Finance 18 8
Computer and Information Sciences, General 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 19
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 18
Tourism and Travel Services Management 17
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 17
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 16
Reading Teacher Education 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 1 13
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 14
Social Studies Teacher Education 7 6
Public Policy Analysis, General 13
Marketing, Other 12
Superintendency and Educational System Administration 12
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 11
History, General 10
English Language and Literature, General 10
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2 7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 3 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 1 7
Environmental Science 7
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 7
School Psychology 7
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 7
Sociology, General 6
Biochemistry 5
Chemistry, General 5
Mathematics, General 4
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 4
Political Science and Government, General 4
Human Development and Family Studies, General 3
Gerontology 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 3
Business & Managerial Economics 3
Actuarial Science 2
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 1 1
International and Comparative Education 2
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Philosophy 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 1 766 402 13
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 77% 71% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
874
Citations
20,111

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
319 / 4,216
Psychology
195 / 7,268
Business
138 / 3,433
Medicine
110 / 2,027
Political Science
83 / 398
Sociology
82 / 1,774
Economics
62 / 1,263
Computer Science
61 / 999
Mathematics
59 / 838
Social Psychology
58 / 3,507
Chemistry
48 / 884
Law
47 / 485
Child Psychology
44 / 2,511
Education Majors
42 / 692
Art & Design
41 / 330
Communications and Public Relations
40 / 464
Environmental Science
39 / 4,044
Biology
38 / 806
Math Teachers
36 / 413
Marketing
35 / 1,284
Engineering
33 / 832
Clinical Psychology
33 / 906
Health Science
30 / 322
Physics
25 / 332
Criminology and Criminal Justice
22 / 432
Hospitality and Hotel Management
21 / 1,228
Philosophy
21 / 175
Demography
21 / 415
Advertising
19 / 220
Political Economy
19 / 116
Management
18 / 228
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
18 / 2
History
17 / 88
Geography and Cartography
16 / 451
Public Policy / Administration
16 / 195
Organic Chemistry
14 / 184
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
13 / 2,139
Psychiatry
13 / 282
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
12 / 884
Materials Science
11 / 109

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 69
1992 8 61
1993 12 77
1994 4 72
1995 9 84
1996 17 91
1997 16 72
1998 14 128
1999 20 141
2000 23 174
2001 24 204
2002 12 226
2003 23 308
2004 30 366
2005 23 418
2006 26 517
2007 20 562
2008 32 695
2009 45 859
2010 50 985
2011 55 1166
2012 41 1360
2013 35 1373
2014 40 1617
2015 40 1603
2016 43 1561
2017 69 1699
2018 35 1528
2019 47 1747
2020 44 1975
2021 52 1907

Niagara University alumni

  1. Jim Hutton

    Jim Hutton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-1979 (aged 45)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Dana James Hutton was an American actor in film and television best remembered for his role as Ellery Queen in the 1970s TV series of the same name, and his screen partnership with Paula Prentiss in four films, starting with Where the Boys Are. He is the father of actor Timothy Hutton.

  2. John Beilein

    John Beilein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    John Patrick Beilein is an American professional basketball coach who currently serves as the Senior Player Development Advisor for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Before being hired by Detroit, Beilein served as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Prior to joining the Cavaliers, he coached the Michigan Wolverines (2007–2019), West Virginia Mountaineers (2002–2007), Richmond Spiders (1997–2002), Canisius Golden Griffins (1992–1997) in NCAA Division I as well as Le Moyne College (1983–1992), Nazareth College (1982–1983) and Erie Community College (1978–1982). Beilein has won 754 career games at four-year universities and 829 games altogether, including those at the junior college level. Beilein’s overall career wins counting the time spent in Cleveland is 843 games.

  3. Hubie Brown

    Hubie Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball playercoach
    Biography

    Hubert Jude Brown is an American retired basketball coach and player and a current television analyst. Brown is a two-time NBA Coach of the Year, the honors being separated by 26 years. Brown was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.

  4. Calvin Murphy

    Calvin Murphy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Calvin Jerome Murphy is an American former professional basketball player who after a prolific collegiate career at Niagara, where he averaged 33.1 points per game over his three years, played in the National Basketball Association as a guard for the San Diego/Houston Rockets from 1970 to 1983. He is a currently a member of the Houston Rockets' AT&T SportsNet TV broadcast team. Standing at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m), Murphy has the distinction of being the shortest NBA player inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and to play in an NBA All-Star Game (the latter since tied by Isaiah Thomas in 2016).

General info

Alternative names NU
Founded 1856
Motto Ut Omnes Te Cognoscant
That All May Know You
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar September to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 595
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address Lewiston Road
Niagara University, New York, 14109
United States
City population 3,000
Phone 7162851212
Fax +1 (716) 286 8710

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