Niagara University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Niagara University is 11:1, and the school has 45.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Niagara University include: Business/Commerce, General; Education, General; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Social Sciences; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 24%
Education, General 15%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 7%
Social Sciences 7%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 80%
Service learning 85%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 55%
Writing in the disciplines 80%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 39%
Learning communities 61%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 62%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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