Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

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Undergrad Health & Medicine International Transfer Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$30,230

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,625
Declined 828
Total Received 3,453
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Private

2,349

undergraduate students

1,189

graduate students

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School Facts

Canisius College is the largest private university in Western New York. Founded in 1870 by German Jesuits, Canisius College is named for St. Peter Canisius. Its 72 acre campus in a residential neighborhood in North-Central Buffalo.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,538
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

72-acre, urban campus in Buffalo (population: 261,452). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus, to townhouses, and to athletic center. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
14208-1098

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
620
25th
520
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,625
Declined 828
Total Received 3,453

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,277

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,630
Room $5,998
Board $5,760
Additional fees $1,600
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $42,988
Average Financial Aid - $18,277
Total with Avg. Aid $24,711
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 238-8160
F: 716 888-2377
finaid@canisius.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

crew, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, rugby, soccer, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, cheerleading, crew, dance, endurance, equestrian sports, field hockey, ice hockey, riflery, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, handball, Kan Jam, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, National Intramural Sports Association, Eastern College Atlantic Conference, Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's only)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Animal Behavior and Ethology.
Anthropology, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Science.
Computer Teacher Education.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
European Studies/Civilization.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Animal Behavior/ecology/conservation
  3. Psycology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,538

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

2,349
students

Female
48%
1,136

Male
52%
1,213

34%

1,189
students

Female
59%
706

Male
41%
483

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

2,176
students

Female
49%
1,073

Male
51%
1,103

7%

173
students

Female
36%
63

Male
64%
110

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Austrailia
Canada
France
Germany
Spain
Ireland
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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