Niagara University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in NY, Niagara University is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Niagara University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Niagara University.

Niagara University, NY 14109
Phone: (716) 286-8700
Web site:

Rankings: Niagara University

  • There are four colleges at Niagara University: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • Niagara is ranked #461 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual’s 2021 Best Colleges list. Niagara is also ranked #50 out of 132 schools in New York.
  • Niagara University also offers programs in Canada which operate under the written consent of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario.
Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 54
Score: 43
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 47
Average freshman retention rate: 80.5%
6-year graduation rate: 63.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 89
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 41.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 66.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 70
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 950-1160
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 13%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 41%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 73.5%
Financial resources rank: 146
Alumni giving rank: 61
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 13.5%

Niagara University History

Essential Facts: Niagara University

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 55%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 3%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 2%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 54%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 41%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook