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Canisius Tuition & Cost

Buffalo, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Canisius College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,610
Room and Board $11,994
Other Expenses Budget$1,500

Annual Prices

The annual tuition to attend Canisius College is $29,300. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $11,994. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,000 for books and supplies plus $1,610 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $1,500 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Canisius College on a full-time basis is $45,404 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Canisius College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Canisius College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,990
$30,001 to $48,000$14,064
$48,001 to $75,000$17,680
$75,001 to $110,000$20,547

The average reported annual net price for Canisius College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,828 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Canisius College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $20,269 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 66% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,190 and 16% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,921.

Finanical Aid Canisius College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $20,269 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $16,953 99%
Pell Grants $4,772 36%
Other Federal Grants $908 27%
State and Local Grants $3,167 43%
Federal Student Loans $5,190 66%
Other Student Loans $12,921 16%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Canisius College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $72,532. The loan balance of $72,532 is a four year multiple of the $18,133 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $769 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $72,532
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $768.96
Total Interest Paid $19,743.19
Sum of All Loan Payments $92,275.19

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $45,404
2 $48,582
3 $51,983
4 $55,622

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Canisius College to be $181,616 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Canisius College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $900 $2,700 $3,600

Estimated cost for a class at Canisius College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Canisius College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Canisius College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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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.