International Admissions

Niagara University welcomes international students from around the world and is appreciative of the contributions and diversity they bring to our campus. Located in Western New York, nestled between the city of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, Niagara University offers many unique and abundant opportunities to these students.  

About NU

Niagara University is a private coeducational liberal arts university founded in 1856 by the Vincentian Fathers and Brothers. A rich Catholic heritage enriches every aspect of Niagara University, benefiting the personal and professional development of all students. There are over 80 majors to chose from, between the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration, the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, the College of Education, and the award-winning Academic Exploration Program, as well as over 100 clubs and activities on campus.  

NU Semesters

Niagara University operates on two semesters or terms per year:

Fall Semester: Late August   — Mid December
Spring Semester:     Mid January — Mid May
Summer Sessions: May, June and July (courses offered on a limited basis)

The latest tuition information can be found here. If you are an international student seeking admissions to Niagara University, please use this information to find out more about admissions requirements, academic programs and financial aid opportunities.  If you still have questions, please contact us at

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