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Learn About Niagara

Founded in 1856, Niagara University is one of three Vincentian universities in the country and a highly-regarded educational anchor of the Western New York community. In fact, NU’s academic excellence is annually praised in national publications such as U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.

With more than 80 undergraduate majors, 56 minors, six preprofessional programs and several five-year combined master's programs, NU students can design a course of study that best meets their career goals. All four of Niagara’s academic colleges - Arts and Sciences, Education, Business Administration and Hospitality and Tourism Management - have received the highest accreditations in their fields.


Niagara University is committed to providing students with many financial aid options to assist in making a college education affordable. Currently, more than 98 percent of all NU students who apply for financial aid receive it. Learn more.

Come Visit

A campus visit can be one of the most important things you can do when choosing a college. Niagara offers several convenient options throughout the year to visit campus and meet with students , faculty and staff. Learn more.