Canisius College Overview

Student population

Address2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
School Websitewww.canisius.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Canisius College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Buffalo, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 3,549 students applied to Canisius College. Of those students, 2,793 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Canisius College was $27,000, in addition to fees of $1,488. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Canisius College.

Canisius College has a 68% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Canisius College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Canisius College acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 2,793 of the 3,549 students who applied to Canisius College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Canisius College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Canisius College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,270. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Canisius College was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Canisius College as part of their application.

Canisius College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Canisius College, the tuition for in-state residents is $27,000. Combined with fees of $1,488, room and board costs of $11,300, other expenses of $1,500 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $28,488 in tuition.

Students at Canisius College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Canisius College was $5,407 last year, with 39% of students being awarded federal aid.

Canisius College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Canisius College.

Canisius College has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 83% of all students reside in New York. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Canisius College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Canisius College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY

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