Niagara University Rankings

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In the World#2576 of 14178
In North America#800 of 2629
In the United States#734 of 2528
In New York State#78 of 221
In Lewiston#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
89%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$18,462 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,808
Graduates
915
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Niagara University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate89%91%88%
Applicants3,6601,3052,355
Admissions3,2651,1872,078
Freshmen enrolled full time626234392

840 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

297 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
496 or 79%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Niagara University are 1020-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
159 or 25%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Niagara University are 20-27 (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

White2358 (64%)
Nonresident Alien720 (19%)
Black or African American198 (5%)
Hispanic163 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown115 (3%)
Two or more races88 (2%)
Asian56 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,462/year
Average aid awarded
$28,368
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,139
$30-48K$14,145
$48-75K$20,214
$75-110K$21,864
$110K+$25,594

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$33,000$14,525
Tuition in-state$33,000$14,525
Tuition out-of-state$33,000$14,525
Fee in-district$1,510
Fee in-state$1,510
Fee out-of-state$1,510

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,417
Combined charge for room and board$11,700
Room charge$5,400
Meal charge$6,300

Niagara University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Education, General135
Business & Commerce, General91
Accounting4933
Business Administration and Management, General6812
Criminology5614
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse67
Elementary Education and Teaching2132
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other39
Biology & Biological Sciences, General37
Public Finance2115
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management287
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs1616
Superintendency and Educational System Administration30
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management28
Marketing & Marketing Management, General27
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs221
Social Work22
Computer and Information Sciences, General21
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies315
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General18
Public Policy Analysis, General17
Tourism and Travel Services Management16
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other16
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other16
Speech Communication and Rhetoric14
Marketing, Other14
Social Studies Teacher Education58
Political Science and Government, General13
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance13
English & Language Arts Teacher Education93
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services12
Chemistry, General11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management11
Reading Teacher Education11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor28
History, General9
Sociology8
School Psychology8
International Relations and Affairs7
Mathematics Teacher Education41
Business Teacher Education23
International and Comparative Education5
Environmental Science4
Biochemistry3
Human Development and Family Studies, General21
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Gerontology3
English Language and Literature, General3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels3
Business & Managerial Economics3
Actuarial Science2
Biology Teacher Education11
Mathematics, General2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Philosophy1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other1
Grand Total381639017
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%69%75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
969
Citations
21,950

Publication count by topic

Psychology
225
Mathematics
116
Sociology
91
Political science
83
Business
68
Chemistry
63
Computer science
51
Biology
44
Economics
41
Medicine
29
Philosophy
24
Engineering
18
Environmental science
15
History
14
Materials science
10
Physics
10
Art
8
Geography
7
Geology
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy967124
Sociology11661,430
Psychology11748,431
History117585
Environmental science11852,977
Business14291,516
Political science1598310
Economics2176427
Geology2257211
Mathematics23641,063
Computer science2783967
Chemistry32851,067
Physics3391125
Engineering3418179
Biology3491855
Medicine3562539
Materials science4318108
Geography447415

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901071
1991569
1992762
19931169
1994263
1995869
19961574
19971562
199812106
199915121
200019147
200122154
200212187
200318268
200428302
200523379
200625468
200720543
200832682
200944837
201046951
2011521135
2012441326
2013321363
2014401534
2015371564
2016441476
2017681601
2018331258
2019381529
2020351623

General info

Alternative namesNU
Founded1856
WikipediaNiagara University
MottoUt Omnes Te Cognoscant
That All May Know You
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff589
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressLewiston Road
Niagara University, New York, 14109
United States
City population16,000
Phone7162851212
Fax+1 (716) 286 8710

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