Tuition and Fee Schedule

Official Tuition and Fee Schedule 2018-2019

Effective summer 2018 the Board of Trustees reserves the right to alter the schedule of fees.

  • Per Credit Hour Tuition

    • Overload/Per Hour

      Registered for more than 18 credit hours
      $1060
    • Nursing — RN Completion

      $540
    • Nursing — Accelerated

      $745
    • Part-time students

      11 or fewer hours
      $1060
    • Corporate Partner Part-Time Undergraduate*

      *Please self-identify as early as possible to get the correct rate. No fother discounts or vouchers can be applied to this rate.
      $795
    • Auditing fee — semester hour

      $100
    • Summer School Rate

      per credit hour
      $1060

    As a binational university, Niagara University recognizes its legacy of educating students from the United States and Canada, and wants to help students manage currency exchange when attending Niagara. For that reason, we are placing a currency exchange cap of 20 percent for Canadian students attending Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. For full details on the Canadian exchange cap, please click here.

  • Tuition Plans

    • Regular Plan

      $15,850 (sem) / $31,700 (yr)
  • Level Tuition Plans

    • New Freshman Only

      $16,200 (sem) / $32,400 (yr)
    • Sophomores

      $15,500 (sem) / $31,000 (yr)
    • Juniors

      $15,000 (sem) / 30,000 (yr)
    • Seniors

      $14,550 (sem) / $29,100 (yr)
  • Undergraduate Student Fees

    • Student service fees

      all full-time students
      $740 (sem) / $1,480 (yr)
    • Part-time registration fee

      $20
    • Full-time registration fee

      $200 (Fall) / $100 (Spring)
    • Performance Theory and Techniques Special Lab Fees

      Charges are per course, applies to all performance and technique classes
      $845
    • Science Course Lab Fees

      Charges are per course, applies to all Biology and Chemistry, and Physics classes that include a lab
      $190
    • Bus 120 Fee

      $55
    • Business Program Fee

      $500 (per semester)
    • PSY 325L Lab Supplies/PSY 232L Lab Supplies

      $80
    • Accelerated Nursing Cohort Fee

      Per semester includes parking fee
      $520
    • RN Nursing Skills Fee

      4 year Nursing students per semester
      $140
    • Nursing Program Fee

      $500 (per semester)
    • Study Abroad Fee

      $259 (per semester)
    • Application Fee

      New students only, fee waived if application is received before 12/1
      $30
  • New York State Teacher Certification Exams

    Fees for the NYSTCE may be added to the cost of tuition to cover test costs.
    • EDU 438 TESOL CONTENT SPECIALTY TEST AND EDUCATING ALL STUDENTS TEST

      $255
    • EDU 450 B-2 MULTI-SUBJECT CONTENT SPECIALTY TEST AND EDUC. ALL STU. TEST

      $255
    • EDU 452 EDUCATING ALL STUDENTS TEST

      $105
    • EDU 460 CONTENT SPECIALTY TEST

      $150
    • EDU 467 1-6 MULTI-SUBJECT SPECIALTY TEST

      $180
    • EDU 468 STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES CONTENT SPECIALTY TEST

      $255
    • EDU 470 7-12 MULTI-SUBJECT CONTENT SPECIALTY TEST AND EDUCATING ALL STUDENTS TEST

      $405
    • EDU 490, 491, 492, 493, AND 494 EDTPA AND DASA WORKSHOP

      $350
  • Part Time Undergraduate Student Fees (Optional Fees)

    • Theatre

      Per semester. Can attend each performance one time.
      $25
    • Kiernan Center

      Per semester. Fitness, recreation, and intramural/club sports
      $100
    • Health Services

      See undergraduate handbook for coverage
      $110
    • Athletics

      Per semester. Only basketball and hockey games
      $60
    • Student Government/Programming

      Per semester. Events offered through Campus Activities Office, including concerts, lectures, sporting events, field trips, etc.
      $145
  • Life Experience Program (NULIFE)

    • Life experience evaluation fee

      $75
    • Life experience credit

      $75
    • Minimum challenge examination fee (per course challenged)

      $225
  • Parking Decal

    • Continuing Education

      $10
    • Summer Sessions

      $30 (per summer)
    • Temporary Pass

      $10 (per week)
    • Resident Students

      $90 (fall & spring) / $60 (fall or spring)
    • Commuter Students

      $80 (fall & spring) / $60 (fall or spring)
    • Additional Vehicles

      $15 (each)
    • Replacement Decal

      60% of the original cost of replacement
  • Suleyman Sah (Undergraduate full time 12 - 18 credit hours)

    Tuition $4,510 per semester

  • Per Credit Hour Tuition

    • Masters Of Business Administration

      $895
    • MS Finance

      $895
    • Online MBA - Strategic Management

      $795
    • Criminal Justice Administration

      $790
    • Masters of CIS in Information Security and Digital Forensics

      $830
    • Interdisciplinary Studies

      $790
    • Education: Elementary and Secondary

      $710
    • Advanced: Early Childhood/Special Education, TESOL, STEM, Literacy, School Counselor, School Psychology

      $760
    • Online Programs: Special Education, School Business Leadership, Ed Leader School District, Specialist in Developmental Disabilities, Applied Behavioral Analysis Advanced Certificate

      $645
    • Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

      $790
    • Sports Management

      $790
    • Corporate Partner Rate - Niagara must have a formal agreement with your employer for the rate to apply.

      For Masters Degree only (No other discounts or voucher may be applied to this rate.)
    • Corporate Partner rate MBA

      $675
    • Corporate Partner Rate MBA Online

      $600
    • Corporate Partner Rate Criminal Justice Administration

      $595
    • Corporate Partner M.S. Finance

      $675
    • Corporate Partner Interdisciplinary Studies

      $595
    • Corporate Partner M.S. Information Security (CIS)

      $625
    • Corporate Partner Rate Elementary and Secondary Education

      $535
    • Corporate Partner Education Advanced: Early Childhood/Special Education, TESOL, STEM, Literacy, School Counselor, School Psychology

      $570
    • Corporate Partner Rate - Education: Clinical Mental Health Counseling

      $595
    • Ph.D. Leadership and Policy

      $940
    • Reutlingen

      $16,000
    • International Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning

      $455 (US) per credit hour ($15,000 (US) for the program)
    • Admin & Supervision in Ontario

      $450 (CDN)
    • Bachelors of Professional Studies (Ontario) - Continuing Cohort

      $492 (CDN)
    • Bachelors of Professional Studies (Ontario) - New Cohort

      60 Cr. Hrs.
      $510 (CDN)
    • Additional Qualifications

      per course. AQ students who have received a degree from Niagara University will receive a 10% discount for AQ courses
      $695 (CDN) or $625 (CDN) with an NU Degree
    • Additional Basic Qualifications

      per course. ABQ students who have received an NU degree will receive a 10% discount.
      $650 (CDN) or $585 (CDN) with an NU degree

    MILITARY DISCOUNT: Niagara University is proud to offer a 25% military tuition discount to all members of the Active Duty Military, Reserve and Guard pursuing part-time or full-time graduate studies. Contact the Veteran Services Office for more details.

    Niagara’s Ph.D. program is not eligible for the corporate partner discount.

    CANADIAN EXCHANGE GUARANTEE: As a binational university, Niagara University recognizes its legacy of educating students from the United States and Canada, and wants to help students manage currency exchange when attending Niagara. For that reason, we are placing a currency exchange cap of 20 percent for Canadian students attending Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. For full details on the Canadian exchange cap, please click here.

  • Graduate Education Cohort Programs

    • One-Time Fee

      includes registration, parking, and comprehensive exam
      $185
    • Application Fee

      None
  • Suleyman Sah

  • Graduate Student Fees

    • Regular Programs - Application Fee

      None
    • Semester Fees - Registration

      None
    • MBA ACC 685

      CPA Review
      $520
    • Challenge Exam Fee

      Restrictions Apply
      $225
  • New York State Teacher Certification Examination and Workshop Fees

    Fees for the NYSTCE exams may be added to the cost of tuition to cover test costs.
    • EDU 523: Educating All Students Test

      $105
    • EDU 760: Secondary Content Specialty Test

      $150
    • EDU 529: B-2 Multi-Subject Content Specialty Test

      $150
    • EDU 584: TESOL Content Specialty Test

      $150
    • EDU 767: 1-6 Multi-Subject Content Specialty Test

      $180
    • EDU 790: edTPA and DASA Workshop

      $350
    • EDU 791: edTPA and DASA Workshop

      $350
    • EDU 792 STA: edTPA and DASA Workshop

      $350
    • EDU 800: School Psychology Assessment Materials Fee

      $100
    • EDU 802: School Psychology Assessment Materials Fee

      $100
    • EDU 804: School Psychology Assessment Materials Fee

      $100
  • Graduate Student Fees (Optional Fees)

    • Theatre

      Per semester. Can attend each performance one time.
      $25
    • Kiernan Center

      Per semester. Fitness, recreation, and intramural/club sports
      $100
    • Athletics

      Per semester. Only basketball and hockey games
      $55
    • Health Services

      See graduate handbook for coverage
      $105
    • Student Government/Programming

      Per semester. Events offered through Campus Activities Office, including concerts, lectures, sporting events, field trips, etc.
      $140
  • Parking Decal

    • Graduate Commuter

      $60 (fall & spring) / $45 (fall or spring)
  • Senior High School Program

    • Transcript Fee

      Per copy
      Waived
    • Semester Hour Fee

      $75
    • Registration Fee (per semester)

      $25
  • Police Academy

    • Sworn Police Officer (SWO)

      $2,200/$1,100 each sem
    • Pre-employment (PRE)

      $4,400/$2,200 each sem
    • NU Students full time prior to Police Academy

      Grads pay $2,200 first sem. UG pay $1,100 each semester in addition to block tuition
      $2,200 year/$1,100 UG per semester
  • Fees

    • Tuition

      Each semester
      $3,490
    • International Student Service Fee

      Each semester
      $740
  • Room

    Rates include board plan, basic telephone usage charge, internet access (ResNet)*, entertainment and educational video access, and unlimited use of laundry facilities
    • Double and designed triple occupancy

      $6,600 (sem) / $13,200 (yr) With Carte Blanche Unlimited meal plan
    • Double and designed triple occupancy

      $6,535 (sem) / $13,070 (yr) with Silver Meal Plan
    • Double and designed triple occupancy

      $6,475 (sem) / $12,950 (yr) with Bronze meal plan
    • Designed single - additional

      $475 (sem) / $950 (yr)
    • Designated single - additional

      $600 (sem) / $1,200 (yr)
    • Housing Deposit (for returning students)

      $300
    • Damage Deposit

      $100

    *If a student’s personal computer does not contain the necessary network connectivity hardware, the university will install it for a nominal fee.

  • Board Plans

    • Unlimited access per week, with a $100 declining balance account and 8 guest tickets per semester.

    • Up to 12 entrances per week, with a $175 declining balance account and 6 guest tickets per semester.

    • Up to 10 entrances per week, with a $225 declining balance account and 4 guest tickets per semester.

  • Varsity Village Houses with Full Kitchen**

    • Varsity Village with Full Kitchens

      $6,600 (sem)/ $13,200 (yr) with Carte Blanche/Unlimited meal plan
    • Varsity Village with Full Kitchen

      $6,535 (sem) / $13,070 (yr) with Silver meal plan
    • Varsity Village with Full Kitchen

      $6,475 (sem) / $12,950 (yr) with Bronze meal plan

    **Includes dining plan of 100 entrances per semester with a $500 declining balance account or may opt to have a traditional meal plan

  • Commuting Dining Options

    • 30 entrances per semester, $200 declining balance account

      $8.76 net cost per meal
      $463
    • 60 entrances per semester, $200 declining balance account

      $8.28 net cost per meal
      $697
    • 100 entrances per semester, $250 declining balance account

      $7.64 net cost per meal
      $1,014
    • 60 entrances per semester, $400 declining balance account

      $8.49 net cost per meal
      $910
    • 24 entrances per semester, $100 declining balance account

      $8.62 net cost per meal
      $307
    • 16 entrances per semester, $100 declining balance account

      $9.03 net cost per meal
      $244
    • 10 entrances per semester, $100 declining balance account

      $9.76 net cost per meal
      $198
    • 10 entrances per semester, $50 declining balance account

      $8.99 net cost per meal
      $140
  • Summer Room and Board

    • Per week

      $460
  • Student Apartments

    • Damage Deposit

      $100
    • Academic Year

      $5,680 (sem) / $11,360 (yr)
    • Housing Deposit

      for returning students
      $300