Niagara University does not require an application fee.


Yes. However, we will require that these are submitted prior to your application being reviewed for acceptance.


You can apply with unofficial documents and we encourage you to do so. These should be scanned and uploaded to the system along with your application.

When uploading transcripts, scan both sides so that the grading scale is included. 

Please ensure all information on scanned documents is clear and legible.

You will be required to submit official copies of your documents including: official transcripts, GMAT/GRE test scores, English proficiency test results (if applicable), WES/SpanTran certification (if applicable) if you are admitted to the program.  Official transcripts and test results must be mailed directly from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope to:

Graduate Admissions
Niagara University
2904 Highway 7, Unit 113
Vaughan ON, L4K 0K4

Yes. Niagara University accepts 4-year honours degrees from Ontario colleges.  Please note, however, that students who have graduated from an Ontario college, must have successfully completed a 4-year honours degree program. Students with 3-year advanced diplomas, and 2-year diplomas, are not eligible for our graduate programs.


A B average is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 73-77% depending on your undergraduate institution's grading scale. For international a WES or SpanTran evaluation is required along with your application. 


A B+ average is a 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 77-79% depending on your undergraduate institution's grading scale. For international a WES or SpanTran evaluation is required along with your application. 


Niagara University holistically evaluates applications. If you have questions about whether or not you meet the requirements, please contact an Admission Counselor.

The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is a standardized four-part entrance exam, consisting of a: 

  • Quantitative section,
  • Verbal section,
  • Integrated Reasoning section,
  • Analytical Writing Assessment.


The Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is a standardized three-part entrance exam, consisting of: 

  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Analytical Writing


There are numerous online and off-line resources available for students to prepare for the test.


  • You can register for the GMAT exam at GMAT Test.
  • You can register for the GRE exam at GRE Test


These tests are used as reliable measures of the skills required for graduate level studies and as  predictors of student performance in graduate programs.


Applicants who achieve a minimum GPA of 3.3 (B+) in their undergraduate/graduate transcripts may request to have the GMAT/GRE requirement waived.


Each program has its own admission requirements. Please visit the admission requirements found under Program Information


For applicants who have been our of school for a significant period of time, we recommend that you provide two professional references. These should include individuals to whom you have directly reported.  For those who have recently been in other educational programs, it is possible to provide one academic and one professional reference.


During the application phase you will add the names and contact information of your references.  These individuals will be a link to the reference form which they will complete and submit.