#38 Best Private Colleges in New York

Niagara University

Niagara University, New York

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Student Population
Niagara University overview
Location Niagara University, New York
Online niagara.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Niagara University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Niagara University, New York, Niagara University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,660 prospective students applied, and 3,265 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 626 enrolled in the school.  3,180 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 583 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $33,000 plus fees of $1,510. Niagara University is ranked 468 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Niagara University is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1020/1230
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Niagara University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,510
Room and Board $11,700
Budget for Other Expenses$2,200
Total One Year Cost$49,660

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Niagara University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 35%
Business 29%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Social Sciences 5%
Biology 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193973 IPEDS survey data for Niagara University.

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