Imagine yourself as a member of a community committed to pioneering scholarship and inquiry – in an atmosphere that emboldens creativeness, exploration, and a judicious mindset while working to find answers to contemporary questions. Grow as part of a diverse environment known for instilling and cultivating a spirit of pride and competitiveness. Enjoy the freedom to ask questions, follow your dreams, and discover yourself as a global citizen.
Niagara University welcomes students from around the world and is appreciative of the contributions and diversity they bring to our campus. Located in Western New York and nestled between the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, Niagara University offers unique and abundant opportunities to our students. Grounded in the Vincentian tradition since its establishment in 1856, Niagara University has ensured a commitment to quality and the passion to pursue scholarly excellence within a culture of academic integrity. We encourage members of the NU family to embrace challenges and be open to discovery, and we instill in them the skills to recognize the challenges faced by modern society and the confidence to change the world for the better.
Niagara University currently offers over 80 undergraduate degrees, and over 50 minors.
With an international perspective, Niagara University provides local and international students
with the skills, knowledge, and core capabilities they need to succeed as professionals in their
NU’s Career Services Office can assist you in developing and achieving your career objectives as you work toward the goal of lifelong career satisfaction. And we’ll make it affordable to invest in your future.
international student population
best value in New York state (U.S. News and World Report)
Located on the border of the United States and Canada, NU is minutes away from the world-famous Niagara Falls and a short ride to cities like Buffalo (36 kms) that host companies like Telsa, Deloitte, and Edward Jones.
You’ll also be supported by our International Relations Office and Brennan Center to help you engage with the world.
Additional admission requirements for International Students.
Undergraduate Students Overview
Non-native English speakers seeking admission to Niagara University must verify their proficiency by submitting official English language proficiency test scores. Lower scores are waived for students who are interested in participating in our ESL program. Niagara University approves three tests to certify proficiency.
English tests can be waived if:
Graduate Students Overview
Niagara waives the English proficiency examination requirement for students scoring a 600 or higher on the GMAT/GRE.