79%

Acceptance Rate

$27,310

Avg.Financial Aid

002681

FAFSA Code

About Canisius College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,244

Website

https://www.canisius.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Canisius College is a private not-for-profit institution founded in 1870 by German Jesuits. It is named after St. Peter Canisius, a renowned Dutch educator. At present, it consists of 37 buildings located in 72 acres of area. It promotes the Jesuit principles of perfection, setting, and leadership through a wide variety of training activities and a distinct core curriculum that is taught in the liberal arts.

  • The institution is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  • College's acceptance rate is 78% and the total graduation rate is 71%.

  • The total student population is 3,734 which consists of 2,959 full-timers and 775 part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1 which enables great attention towards each and every student.


Online Education at Canisius College

The online learning students earn an education built on Jesuit values and real-world experiences. It provides the same quality and level of interaction as of in the classroom teachings thus the online students get the same learning opportunities and services. 


Reviews

Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The education here fosters personal and academical growth.

  • There are many opportunities to learn from the classroom and outside. The workload is average with a fair curriculum.

  • You will be in a competitive environment surrounded by people who really want to achieve something in life. The professors are great at helping students and work with them.

Location & Contact

Address

2001 Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7168882200
Fax: 7168882200
Request Info

Rankings

The rankings according to the U.S.News report are given below.

  • The college ranks 23rd in 'Regional Universities - North'.

  • It ranks 9th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.

  • It ranks 21st in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.

  • Canisius also ranks 10th in 'Best Value Schools'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

1050 - 1270

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,542

Average Annual Cost

$27,000

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,488

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,500

Total One Year Cost

$42,288

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

72 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

66 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

59 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

54 Graduates

Biology, General

47 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

39 Graduates

Marketing

37 Graduates

Economics

33 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

30 Graduates

Political Science and Government

30 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

25 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

20 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Sociology

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

13 Graduates

International Business

12 Graduates

Statistics

12 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Human Services, General

10 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

7 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

5 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

4 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

4 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

3 Graduates

Anthropology

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

Journalism

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,256

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

5% Unknown

9% Black

5% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

84%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,813 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 68% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

68%

Undergrads in College Housing

46%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,764/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,536/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,536/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Griffin

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

24

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$20,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$213 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,310

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,407

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,542

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,501

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,548

$30K - $48K

$32,462

$48K - $75K

$28,684

$75K - $110K

$24,561

> $110K

$21,215

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$737,843

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,028,827

Navigating through the process of financial aid can be a complex task. The Office of Student Records and Financial Services helps students and their family to explore all the possible financial aid programs, and get it on the basis of eligibility. The office requires the students to fill the FAFSA form as the initial step of the financial aid process. Canisius College federal school code is 002681.

  • The State Aid includes the NYS Scholarships.

  • The Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant and so on.

  • The Institutional Aid includes the Ignatian Scholarship, Trustee's Scholarship, Peter Canisius Scholarship, Magis Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship, and Wehle School Of Business Scholarship & Assistantships.

  • The Military Aid include the Post 9/11 GI Bill, ROTC Scholarship and Yellow Ribbon Program.

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