87%

Acceptance Rate

$24,974

Avg.Financial Aid

002788

FAFSA Code

About Niagara University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,763

Website

www.niagara.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Niagara University, which is located in Niagara University, New York is a private, Roman Catholic university. Around 87% of the students are 24 and under at Niagara University. At NU around 65% are white, 18% are Non-resident alien, and 5% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. Calvin Murphy, Hugh B. Scott, Frank Layden, and Hubie Brown are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 222 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

Lewiston Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7162851212
Fax: 7162868710
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

87%

SAT Range

1020 - 1200

ACT Range

22 - 26

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Niagara University. It is a non-refundable amount. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1020-1230, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Niagara University, must score 23 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 20 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at Lewiston Road, Niagara University, New York 14109. To gather more information, they can call them at (716) 285-1212.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,106

Average Annual Cost

$31,700

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,480

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,200

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,200

Total One Year Cost

$49,830

Before applying to NU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $50,135 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($34,510), books and supplies ($1,250), room and boarding ($11,700), and budget for other expenses ($3,825). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Education, General

109 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

92 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

73 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

61 Graduates

Criminology

54 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

49 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

39 Graduates

Marketing

39 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

35 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

30 Graduates

Biology, General

29 Graduates

Social Work

29 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

28 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

22 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

18 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

15 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

9 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

8 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

8 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,816

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

37%

US National: 44%

Female

63%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

2% Unknown

5% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

16% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

11%

Out Of State

84%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,954 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Purple Eagle (Monte)

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

150

Total Female Athletes

168

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

23

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,700 per year for living on campus. Niagara University offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,648

$28,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$225 - 291

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,974

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,957

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,148

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,949

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$31,926

$30K - $48K

$29,999

$48K - $75K

$26,334

$75K - $110K

$22,731

> $110K

$20,535

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,370,580

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,582,730

The financial aid department of Niagara University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,234, whereas the financial aid is $24,999. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,420, while the institutional aid is $24,999. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Niagara University amount to $2,370,580 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $7,582,730.

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