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Niagara University

Niagara University, NY

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Overview

Niagara University is a Comprehensive institution located in Niagara University, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5795 Lewiston Road, Gacioch Center
Niagara University, NY  14109
United States
Contact Christine McDermott
Director of First Year Enrollment
Email: admissions@niagara.edu
Phone: 716-286-8715
Fax: 716-286-8733

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hotel, Motel, And Restaurant Management Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,660
Applied
3,265
Accepted
2,809
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

2,355
Females Applied
2,078
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,305
Males Applied
1,187
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 558 510 610
SAT Math 563 510 620
ACT Composite 24 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,700
Private
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Fees

1,540
Full-time student fees
11,850
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,001
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,608
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,709
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,384
Avg. Loan Aid
16,349
Avg. Grant Aid
24,427
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
50%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,809
Total Undergrad students
16%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.59%
Black or African American 5.42%
White or Caucasian 65.94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 1.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.62%
Other 2.69%

Gender

Male (36.21%)
Female (63.79%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
FirstFest (Welcome Back Week), Niagara's Got Talent and RidgeFest (spring fest)

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Nursing Association, NU Players (theatre), Camp Courage Crew, The Disney Club and Sorority

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour escort service, Emergency Notification System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

411
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 156
Part-time - 255
Male - 194
Female - 173
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