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Canisius College

Buffalo, NY

Canisius College

Overview

Canisius College is a Comprehensive institution located in Buffalo, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14208-1098
United States
Contact Mr. Justin P. Rogers
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@canisius.edu
Phone: 716-888-2200
Fax: 716-888-3230

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Related Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
Educational Administration And Supervision Related Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration Checkmark
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Reading Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Related Checkmark
Special Education&-early Childhood Checkmark
Special Education&-elementary School Checkmark
Special Education&-gifted And Talented Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Hearing Impairments Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Special Education&-secondary School Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Operations Research Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Telecommunications Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Health And Wellness Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Mental Health Counseling Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Computational Science Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Related Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,549
Applied
2,793
Accepted
2,256
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

1,885
Females Applied
1,468
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,664
Males Applied
1,325
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
90
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 578 530 630
SAT Math 576 520 640
ACT Composite 24 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,940
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Fees

1,488
Full-time student fees
11,416
Room & board
5,880
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

22,679
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,033
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,281
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,388
Avg. Loan Aid
11,200
Avg. Grant Aid
17,184
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,256
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.52%
Black or African American 8.95%
White or Caucasian 72.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 2.83%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.15%
Other 3.93%

Gender

Male (51.99%)
Female (48.01%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Griff Fest, Welcome Week and Relay for Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Residence Hall Association, UNITY, Afro-American Society, Project Conservation and FUSION Gaming Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

368
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 148
Part-time - 220
Male - 204
Female - 160
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