Niagara University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Niagara University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Niagara University and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #128 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,611 out of 3,101 applicants were admitted making Niagara University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. Niagara University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Niagara University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT86%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Niagara University?
Niagara University typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #60 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1185 to 1270||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1100 to 1185||Avg -||76%-84%|
|1015 to 1100||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 1015||Low||<64%|
Niagara University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT23%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Niagara University?
Admission data indicates that Niagara University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #56 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Niagara University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>91%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||84%-91%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||77%-84%|
|19 to 21||Reach||69%-77%|
|Less than 19||Low||<69%|
Avg. High School GPA3.4
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Niagara University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Niagara University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Niagara University accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||32%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||30%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
77% of Niagara University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||41%|
|Top 50% of class||77%|
|Bottom 50% of class||23%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||23%||23%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply319
Applicants have 319 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Niagara University before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Niagara University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193973 IPEDS survey data for Niagara University.