Niagara University provides students with a world-class, prestigious educational experience that delivers a very strong return on investment. Affordability is central to the institution's mission, which is why NU regularly appears in U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings of best regional universities and best value schools. 98% of Niagara's students receive financial assistance, which includes federal, private and university awards. Niagara has scholarships, grants, student employment and other programs available in order to make a college education affordable for you.
All of Niagara University's merit-based scholarships, achievement awards and grants for incoming, first-year students are based on your cumulative high school average and standardized test scores. Best of all, these awards are for each of your four years at NU, providing that you are either a citizen of the United States or are an eligible non-citizen, maintain full-time status and possess the required quality point average. Recipients of the Presidential Scholarship usually have one of the following: 90% average with a 1050 SAT score (critical reading & math) (23 ACT); or 85% average, 1120 SAT score (24 ACT).