Canisius College is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Canisius College freshman is 1150 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1150 is in the 68th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1050 to 1250. The 75th percentile score is 1250 while the 25th percentile score is 1050.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Canisius but we estimate it to be around a 950 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Canisius students on the math portion of the SAT is 580 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 530 and the 75th percentile score 630.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 520 to 620 and the average score for Canisius College students is 570.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Canisius College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 81.5%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.7.
An SAT score of 1250 or higher is very competitive at Canisius and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 89% or higher.
Scores between 1150 to 1240 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 81% to 88%.
SAT scores between 1050 to 1140 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 69% to 80% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 950 to 1040 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 68% chance of admission to Canisius. SAT scores below 950 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189705 IPEDS survey data for Canisius College.