Estimated Costs

Download the estimated costs for fall 2019-spring 2020

The following information is provided to assist you in estimating your cost of attendance at Niagara University for the 2019-2020 academic year (fall and spring semesters).

Estimate Direct Costs: *Fall 2019Spring 2020Total
Regular Block Tuition (12-18 credits/semester) (consult your contract if you have a Level Tuition rate) $16,500 $16,500 $33,000
Student Services Fee $755 $755 $1,510
Tuition & Fees* $17,255 $17,255 $34,510
Room & Board (traditional residence hall)** $5,850 $5,680 $11,700
Total — Tuition, Fees, Room & Board $23,105 $23,105 $46,210

* There are additional charges for room damage deposit, overload tuition, lab fees, theatre course fees, program fees, etc. Normal full-time semester program equals 15 credit hours. A student must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be considered full time. Students enrolled in more than 18 credit hours will be assessed an additional tuition charge of $1,100 per credit hour. In calculating the overall cost of a degree program, it is important to remember that some majors require more than the standard 120 credit hours and some majors may require students to take more than 18 credit hours in a semester. Students enrolled in these programs will incur additional charges at the per credit hour rate. Students will also incur additional charges for non-credit developmental courses. Likewise, students should know that some majors require additional program fees (Business - $500 per semester, Nursing - $500 per semester). Please check the hour requirements of your major before determining your costs and fees. Consult the NU Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of fees or go online at

** Your actual room and board charges may be higher depending upon which room type you selectThe $11,700 is based upon the standard double room type.

Other Costs:Total
All students: Books and supplies $1,250
Resident (on-campus) students: Transportation & personal $2,200
Off-Campus students: Housing & food allowance $9,400
Off-Campus students: Transportation & Personal $5,450
Commuter students: At home room & board allowance $2,000
Commuter students: Transportation & personal $4,100