Niagara University

Since 1856, Niagara University has empowered graduates with the skills and confidence to excel as professionals and people. It’s a practical experience that delivers exactly what employers are looking for by blending the best of a liberal arts and professional education – making a degree from Niagara a coveted 21st-century credential.

All four of the university’s academic colleges – Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Hospitality and Tourism Management – have received the highest rankings from the top accreditation boards in their fields. Students can choose from more than 80 majors and 55 minors, including accounting, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, food marketing, nursing, sport management, and theatre.

At Niagara, students participate in a vast array of academic, research, and leadership opportunities that will help them realize their fullest potential. In fact, 97 percent of recent Niagara graduates were employed or enrolled in grad school within just six months of graduating.

Contact Info

Phone800-462-2111 or 716-286-8715


Year Founded1856
Institution Typeprivate, four-year, comprehensive, Catholic, co-educational university
Student-Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Institutional Designationprivate, religious(Vincentian), Masters Large
Tuition Costs $33,000 (before financial aid)
Room & Board$11,700
Avg. Student Aid Package$27,232
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met99% (freshmen)
Avg. Scholarship Grant Aid Awarded$22,618
Average Work Study Aid Awarded$1,705