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Next Steps for Fall 2024: Is it NU?

There’s still time to enroll for fall!
Visit our Next Steps page for information about Summer Orientation
and other upcoming events, deposit information, Purple Perks incentives, and more!

Current Students

Hello, Purple Eagles!

Whether you want to find out when the next hockey game is happening at Dwyer Arena or see what’s on exhibit at Castellani Art Museum, let us help you find your way:

Niagara by the Numbers

What makes Niagara University so special? In addition to our strong Vincentian culture and close-knit student body, the education you receive here will you allow you to hit the ground running after you graduate!


Outstanding Academics


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Set Up for Success


of grads are employed or in grad school within one year

Affordable Investment


of incoming freshman receive financial aid

The Power of Niagara

The power of Niagara is the embodiment of our strong values, exceptional student body, and world-class faculty. It’s driven by our mission, and carried out every day by the passionate people who walk our campus.


Niagara empowers students with the confidence and skills to excel as professionals and as people, both on and off campus.


We live our mission of developing the whole person – mind, body, heart, and soul. It’s the river that runs through everything we do.

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Our Catholic and Vincentian heritage has carried us for over 160 years, inspiring us to offer each student individualized guidance and support.

Let's Go Purple Eagles!

Athletics at NU

Whether you’re looking to join a team or cheer on a game, NU Athletics is the place to be! We offer 19 Division I teams, as well as competitive Club teams. Let your purple pride soar!

Upcoming Events

Whether you’re an incoming undergrad or graduate student, we offer a number of events
designed to answer your questions and inspire you to get excited about your future as a Purple Eagle!

Family nurse practitioner virtual information session

July 15, 2024 | 7 p.m.

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M.S. in Information Security & Digital Forensics Virtual information Session

July 24, 2024 | 5 p.m.

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Open House BBQ and Ice Cream Social

July 31, 2024 | 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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Summer open house

August 17, 2024 | 10 a.m.

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M.S. in Information Security & Digital Forensics Virtual information Session

August 20, 2024 | 5 p.m.

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Program Spotlight
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M.S. in Information Security and Digital Forensics Receives National Security Agency Validation

Niagara University’s Master of Science in Information Security and Digital Forensics program has been validated by the United States’ National Security Agency, recognizing it as a top advanced degree program that will contribute to the greater national mission of preparing a qualified and robust cybersecurity workforce. The designation was awarded after a review completed by the NSA in partnership with a committee of academic peers.

As a NSA-validated program, Niagara’s M.S. ISDF program gives graduates a competitive advantage for careers in cybersecurity. Its proven ability to meet the increasing requirements of this high-demand industry and its demonstrated community leadership in the field ensures that students are well-prepared to join the nation’s highly-skilled cybersecurity workforce in protecting the country’s information infrastructure and fostering a strategic national security advantage. Niagara’s validation extends through 2029.

News from The Ridge

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November 30, 2024

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Niagara University Again Recognized for Exemplary Transfer Pathways

June 26, 2024

For the fourth consecutive year, Niagara University has been named to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic and innovative pathways it has created to support transfer students.

Three Multicultural Small-Business Owners Win Pitch Competition Sponsored by Niagara University and M&T Bank

June 20, 2024

A business development program for multicultural small-business owners in Niagara County culminated on June 18, when $10,000 in grant funding was awarded to jumpstart the success of the three participating businesses demonstrating the greatest growth potential.

$130 Million Raised

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We are thrilled to announced the successful completion of the largest and most impactful philanthropic campaign in our 166-year history. “Powering Transformation: The Campaign for Niagara University,” has raised more than $130 million dollars, exceeding its goal of $125 million.

Niagara Spotlight

Find out what people are saying about Niagara University, on our campus, and beyond.

NU is the "Best Value" in NYS

Niagara University demonstrates its strength in U.S. News College Rankings.

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Kiernan Center

Students rave about renovated recreation center at Niagara University.

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NU Sabres Scholars

Niagara University Sabres Scholars begin one-of-a-kind educational experience.

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In Their Words

I decided to enroll at Niagara University because it gave me a sense of community when I stepped foot onto campus. I knew I would thrive with the small class sizes and endless opportunities that would be provided to me. What I didn’t know is how much of an impact these opportunities would have on me, as well as my future.

Sarah Bauch, ’21

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