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Niagara University Student Life

Niagara University is on a 182-acre campus in a suburban setting in Niagara University, New York, not far from Buffalo and Toronto and Ontario (Canada). Niagara University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Niagara University also has fraternities and sororities.

Niagara University has a thriving Student Nursing Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Nursing Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Niagara University include NU Esports, NU Players (theatre), Pre-Law Association and Sorority.

Niagara University students' favorite campus events are FirstFest (Welcome Back Week), Niagara's Got Talent and RidgeFest (spring fest/concert).

Does Niagara University offer student housing?

Niagara University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Niagara University students live off campus. In 2021, 39.8% of undergrads at Niagara University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 60.2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Niagara University. There are 1,446 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,726 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,95 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Niagara University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Niagara University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Niagara University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Niagara University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Niagara University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Niagara University has 24-hour escort service, Emergency Notification System.

Plan a Visit to Niagara University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Niagara University, take Interstate 190 to Niagara University, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Buffalo-Niagara International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Niagara University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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