How to Apply
Niagara University encourages all men and women whose aptitude and demonstrated achievement in university or college give evidence of their ability to successfully complete the various university programs to apply for admission. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University welcomes all students, regardless of race, gender, age, national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, or disability.
- Official transcripts of all colleges and universities attended in a sealed institution envelope.
- Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of a 3.0/B average.
If you have not yet graduated and/or your degree has not been conferred, please also enclose an in-progress letter.
Two references (academic or professional) in sealed envelopes with the referee’s signature across the seal. Please use the Niagara University reference form.
Statement of Intent
Two-page, double-spaced, typewritten statement discussing your teacher education philosophy, professional goals, objectives, strengths and weaknesses.
Resume and/or Experience Profile (optional)
Resume and/or a profile including all professional experiences relating to the intended field of study.
- For individuals whose native language is not English, the TOEFL is required. For the internet-based TOEFL iBT we require a total score of 103 with scores of at least 23 in listening, 24 in reading, 28 in writing and 28 in speaking.
- A degree evaluation by WES (www.wes.org) is required for applicants who have obtained a degree outside of the United States or Canada. Please select the comprehensive course-by-course report.
- Applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0/B may be required to attend an interview which will examine the student's career goals, personal readiness for their program, multicultural sensitivity and awareness, and personal judgment and decision-making skills and/or provide a writing sample.