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  • General Address :
  • Niagara University, New York 14109
    Phone: (716) 285-1212
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Niagara University educates its students and enriches their lives through programs in the liberal arts and through career preparation, informed by the Catholic and Vincentian traditions.

    Enabling goals:

    As a university, Niagara prepares its students for positions of responsibility in the professions and in the broader society. Through teaching, research and service in programs of study at the baccalaureate and graduate levels, Niagara seeks to develop within its students a passion for learning.

    The university's commitment to the Catholic doctrine and its moral code inspire respect for the God-given digity of every person and all faith traditions Studenrs experience the vision and reality of a gospel-based, value-centered education.

    As a vincentian university, Niagara draws inspiration from St. Vincent de Paul, who organized his contemporaries to respond compassionately to people's basic needs. Continuig this tradition, Niagara seeks to inspire its students to serve all members fo society, especially the poor and oppressed, in local communities and in the larger world.

    Overall, through its curricular and extracurricular programs, Niagara University seeks to develop the whole person, mind, body, heart and soul, for the benefit of one's personal and professional life.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $30
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants3,7161,4482,268
    Percent admitted66%66%66%
    Percent admitted who enrolled28%31%27%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Formal demonstration of competenciesX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading460550
    SAT Math470570
    ACT Composite2125
    ACT English1924
    ACT Math2126
    • We don't use the writing score from either the SAT or ACT.
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$25,650$26,400$27,230$28,2003.6%
    Books and supplies$1,050$1,050$1,050$1,0500.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$10,650$11,000$11,300$11,6002.7%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$7,850$7,450$7,900$8,3005.1%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$38,800$39,900$41,030$42,3503.2%
    Off Campus$37,850$38,200$39,180$42,3008.0%
    Off Campus with Family$28,700$29,450$30,280$31,2503.2%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (716) 286-8686
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid162898%————
    Grant or scholarship aid62898%$13,095,755$20,853
    Federal grants24338%$1,173,518$4,829
    Pell grants24238%$1,014,446$4,192
    Other federal grants528%$159,072$3,059
    State/local government grant or scholarships35055%$958,032$2,737
    Institutional grants or scholarships62898%$10,964,205$17,459
    Student loan aid49978%$4,121,550$8,260
    Federal student loans49677%$3,506,275$7,069
    Other student loans7011%$615,275$8,790

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid12,63484%$47,057,380$17,865
    Pell grants91529%$3,669,263$4,010
    Federal student loans2,02164%$15,480,705$7,660

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