Niagara County provides a wide range of educational possibilities that are offered through a unique variety of educational facilities and institutions.
Bachelor, Associate and advanced university degrees can be earned days, nights, full or part time. Niagara County also offers programs for young workers and re-trains individuals to sharpen their skills for entry into today’s challenging marketplace.
Our institutes of higher education offer several specific initiatives to help facilitate economic development in Niagara County.
Niagara County has ten public school districts. Vocational and technical training schools also support the needs of local business and industry.
Western New York is home to 15 four-year collegiate schools, graduating more than 20,000 from a base of more than 100,000 annually. The largest public university in the State with 35,000 students, the University of Buffalo, offers more than 300 graduate and undergraduate programs and the campus is only 12 miles south of the Transit North corridor.
Small Business Development Center
Small business startup assistance, business counseling and support.
(716) 210-2515 | Fax (716) 210-2512
International Trade Center
Import and export assistance, seminars and resources.
(716) 285-4793 | Fax (716) 285-4797
Cooperative Education and Placement Services
Recruits co-op students, graduates and alumni.
(716) 614-6290 | Fax (716) 614-6700
Community Education Program
Short term vocational training, computer training, professional development.
(716) 614-6470 | Fax (716) 614-6822
Offers workforce training, skills certification programs as well as pre-employment testing and pre-screening for specific skills and qualifications.
WorkSource One | NCCC Workforce Develpment