Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian Community) — 1856


New York State Legislature

  • Chapter 190 of the Laws of 1863 - April 20, 1863
  • Chapter 92 of the Laws of 1883 - March 12, 1883
  • Chapter 232 of the Laws of 1884 - May 3, 1884

University Status

University of the State of New York - Aug. 7, 1883

Accreditations and Memberships

Niagara University is accredited by the:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market St., 2nd Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Its business programs are accredited by the AACSB International: the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Its program in social work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Its nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Its program in education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB), and Ontario College of Teachers (OCT). The department of chemistry has the approval of the American Chemical Society. The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). The university holds membership in the American Council on Education, the Association of University Evening Colleges, the College Entrance Examination Board, the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, the Council of Graduate Studies in the United States, the Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration, the American Library Association, and other organizations.

All degrees awarded by the university are authorized by the regents and registered with the New York State Education Department. Enrollment in other than registered or otherwise approved programs may jeopardize a student’s eligibility for certain student aid awards.

This catalog is published for the faculty and the present and prospective students of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management and Nursing of Niagara University. The university reserves the right to make revisions on any or all specifications contained herein and to apply such revisions to current and new students alike. The provisions in this catalog are to be considered directive in character and not as an irrevocable contract between the student and University.

While this catalog was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, all information, including statements of fees, course offerings and admission and graduation requirements, is subject to change without notice or obligation.

For additional information, contact:

Office of Academic Affairs
Saint Vincent's Hall
Niagara University, N.Y. 14109

Niagara University educates its students and enriches their lives through programs in the liberal arts and through career preparation, informed by the Catholic and Vincentian traditions.