Student Population
National Rank
Canisius College overview
Location Buffalo, New York
Online canisius.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Canisius College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Buffalo, New York, Canisius College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,488 prospective students applied, and 3,509 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 553 enrolled in the school.  2,795 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 669 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $34,966 plus fees of $1,488. Canisius is ranked 359 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Canisius College overview
SAT 1120/1320
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
Canisius College overview
Applications Due May 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Canisius College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,488
Room and Board $13,218
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$52,172


Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
67% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Canisius College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Psychology 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Communication 10%
Education 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189705 IPEDS survey data for Canisius College.