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Niagara, founded in 1856, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 160-acre campus is located four miles north of Niagara Falls, in Niagara University.

Website: www.niagara.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,809
Undergraduate
Students
(63.8%) 1,792 Women
(36.2%) 1,017 Men
918
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 3,660 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
563 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
558 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,740
Tuition and Fees
$35,240
Room and Board
$11,850
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$30,608
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,046
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
156
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Niagara University Population
49,468
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Buffalo, NY and Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
42% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Purple Eagles
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
5.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.1% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students
16.3% from 41 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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