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CANISIUS COLLEGE - [CC], BUFFALO, NEW YORK

Buffalo, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1870Established Year
  3464Enrollment

Canisius College Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Established in 1870, Canisius College is a private, non-profit institution, based in Buffalo, New York. The college is one of the 28 Catholic and Jesuit colleges in the nation. It is a comprehensive institution offering UG, PG, and professional programsto the students from 44 states and 28 countries.

Canisius College has 7 academic institutions on its campus, offering 150+ programs through its three schools. It is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Ranking

  • #22 regional universities in North by US News & World Report in 2018 ranking of America’s Best Colleges.
  • Among the Top 3 in the category of Best Colleges for Your Money by the Money Magazine (2018-19)
  • #1 in WNY Private Undergraduate Business Program
  • #1 Private Part-time MBA in WNY.

Highlights

Type Of UniversityPrivate, Non-profit
Establishment Year1870
Campus SettingUrban
Faculty Members182 (full-time only)
Student-faculty Ratio11:1
Acceptance Rate79%
Student Population3,734
Percentage Of International Students28%
Graduation Rate68%
No. of ProgramsUG: 147
PG: 35
Basic Tuition Fees14,000 – 28,000 USD
On-Campus AccommodationAvailable
Endowment124 Million
Alumni48,000
Official Websitehttps://www.canisius.edu/

Canisius College Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

Canisius College has an array of courses to offer at different degree levels. Presently, the college offers 147 UG level major, minor, and special programs. At the PG level, the students can choose from 35 masters and certificate programs. The majority of the PG level programs are available in the online mode.

All the programs at Canisius College are taught through its three schools: College of Arts & Science, School of Education & Human Service, and Richard J. Wehle School of Business.

Campus

The college has only one campus which is located in the Hamlin Park district in North-Central Buffalo. The campus comprises of 16 academic and administrative buildings, 3 athletic complexes and residence halls.

Residence

Canisius College provides accommodation facilities to its students in the form of residence halls. Currently, the college has 5 residence halls that are equipped with all the amenities. The living arrangements are categorized as Freshman Residence Hall, Upperclassman Housing, Themed Housing, Graduate Student Housing.

Application Process 

The application process for UG and PG admission at Canisiusis similar. Applicants are required to complete the online application form and submit the supporting documents along with it.

Pre-requisites

  • Copy of passport biographical page
  • Academic transcripts (must be original, in English and evaluated)
  • GRE or GMAT scores (for a few graduate programs only)
  • Certification of Finances (COF)
  • F-1 student visa and valid passport
  • Proof of English language proficiency:
Test NameMinimum Score
IELTS6.5
TOEFL-iBT79
TOEFL-PBT550
PTE (Academic)65

How, When, and Where to Apply?

  • How to Apply: Applicants may apply online via the Common Application or the College Application
  • Application fee:40 USD
  • Application Deadline - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. All the applicants must submit their applications at least 30 days prior to the commencement of the session. The academic sessions are divided into three semesters: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance varies for different undergraduate students. The table below provides information for the same.

ExpensesCommuter (in USD)Resident (in USD)Off-campus (in USD)
Tuition 27,94027,94027,940
Fees1,4881,4881,488
Books & Supplies1,0001,0001,000
Living Expenses2,20011,5268,000
Miscellaneous700700700
Transportation800800800
Total Cost (Before Aid)34,12843,45439,928

The tuition cost for the graduate students are mentioned in the following table:

TuitionCost (in USD)
School of Education & Human Services, College of Arts & Sciences, Wehle School of Business14,760
Office of Professional Studies (Applied Nutrition, Community & School Health, Health & Human Performance, Respiratory Care)11,160
One Year MBA Program Tuition (Fall Start)$40,700

Financial Aid and Scholarship

Canisius College provides several scholarships, grants, and loans awarding different amounts to aid a student’s study. International students at Canisius are eligible for a scholarship and the amount awarded is based on their previous academic achievement. The college does award full-tuition scholarships. Some of the scholarships are:

  • Merit-based scholarships: The award amount for this scholarship ranges from 6000-15,000 USD per year. The scholarship is renewable for four years. Students are not required to apply separately.
  • Ignatian Scholarship: Requires a high school average equivalent to 98-100%. The amount awarded will be 15,000 USD.
  • Magis Scholarship: requires a high school average of 90-92% and the amount awarded will be 9,500 USD.
  • Benefactor’s scholarship: Requires a high school average of 85-86% and the amount awarded will be 6,000 USD.

Students can also consider acquiring a private education loan. One must be sure of the interest rates, fees, and features it provides. The student/parent must carefully review the lender’s interest rates, borrower benefits, repayment terms, etc.

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Canisius College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population4436
FAFSA Code002681
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$27,000 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score115010401260 86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing575520630-
Mathematics575520630-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252228 47%
English252228-
Mathematics262328-

Canisius College Acceptance Rate

78.2%

Acceptance Rate

4488

Total Applicants

4436

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

46.6%

Male

53.4%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program78.2%
Total Applicants3660
Total Enrolled2861
Graduate
Graduate Programs78.2%
Total Applicants2015
Total Enrolled1575

Canisius College Enrollment

Enrollment
Canisius College Enrollment4436
Undergraduate Enrollment2861
Graduate Enrollment1575
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate61.9%

Attendance Cost

$27,000

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$27,000 / Year
Post Graduate Program$24,600 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$13,218 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
510821602948-
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