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Admissions Requirements

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Admission to Niagara University is on a rolling basis. It is recommended that you apply sooner rather than later to allow adequate time for processing and immigration paperwork to be completed.

Admission requirements at Niagara University:

Academic Requirements:

Official transcripts of academic work and completion certificates from each secondary school and university attended.  If transcripts are not in English, all transcripts must be sent to Niagara University via  World Education Services, or WES. The 'Course by Course Report' evaluation is needed at a minimum.

Non-native English speakers must verify their proficiency in English by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper exam) is required for admission. Students may take the TOEFL PBT (at least a score of 550) until it is discontinued in their area and submit the scores for two years after the test date. Niagara University will also accept Internet-based TOEFL  (at least 79-80 score) or the International English Language Testing System, or IELTS  (at least 6.0 band).

Students meeting the admission requirements will also need to provide a writing sample and a conversation evaluation before classes begin. Additional English language courses are required unless students satisfy the criteria of the written and spoken evaluation.

In order to demonstrate your  English writing abilities, write an essay or statement. This statement should be roughly 250 words in length and should discuss why you have chosen your major, or why you are considering Niagara University.

All student should be prepared to provide financial documentation for immigration purposes.


  • Please visit the Niagara University Application page for links to various online application forms.
  • Please note there is no application fee for undergraduate or graduate international students.
  • After you complete and submit the application, it will take about two or three weeks for Admissions to review your application and announce the result.