Niagara University

Founded in 1856, Niagara University is a comprehensive institution, blending the best of a liberal arts and professional education, grounded in a values-based Catholic tradition. Its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management offer programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral level.

As the first Vincentian university established in the United States, Niagara prepares students for personal and professional success while emphasizing service to the community.

Contact Info

Phone800-462-2111 or 716-286-8715


Year Founded1856
Institution Typeprivate, four-year, comprehensive, Catholic, co-educational university
Student-Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Institutional Designationprivate, religious(Vincentian), Masters Large
Tuition Costs $29,500
Room & Board$12,700
Avg. Student Aid Package$27,232
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met86%
Avg. Scholarship Grant Aid Awarded$22,618
Average Work Study Aid Awarded$1,705