Canisius College: Statistics

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#2136 of 14,131 In the World
#626 of 2,597 In North America
#572 of 2,496 In the United States
#52 of 221 In New York State
#3 of 7 In Buffalo
#803 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$18,828 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,980
Graduates
840
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Canisius College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 76% 78% 75%
Applicants 3,453 1,564 1,889
Admissions 2,625 1,213 1,412
Freshmen enrolled full time 415 209 206

2,076 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

300 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
381 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1040
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Canisius College are 1040-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
118 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Canisius College are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2032 (72%)
Black or African American 239 (8%)
Hispanic 172 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 124 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 103 (4%)
Asian 70 (2%)
Two or more races 67 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,828/year
Average aid awarded
$20,269
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $12,990
$30-48K $14,064
$48-75K $17,680
$75-110K $20,547
$110K+ $23,757

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $28,630$15,120
Tuition in-state $28,630$15,120
Tuition out-of-state $28,630$15,120
Fee in-district $1,600$750
Fee in-state $1,600$750
Fee out-of-state $1,600$750

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 974
Combined charge for room and board $11,758
Room charge $5,998
Meal charge $5,760

Canisius College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 16 85
Accounting 39 50
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 23 47
Animal Behavior and Ethology 49 20
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 45
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 40
Finance, General 36
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 30
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 7 23
Communication, General 21 2
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 23
Special Education and Teaching, Other 11 11
Political Science and Government, General 21
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 21
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 19
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 18
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 17
Secondary Education and Teaching 4 12
Economics, General 16
Elementary Education and Teaching 16
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 16
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 15
Management Science 14
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 13
Journalism 12
Computer Science 12
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 12
Reading Teacher Education 12
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 12
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 11
Human Services, General 9
Chemistry, General 8
Nutrition Sciences 8
English Language and Literature, General 7
Biochemistry 6
History, General 6
Education, General 6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 6
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management 5
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
Creative Writing 4
Educational & Instructional Technology 4
Environmental Studies 3
Economics, Other 3
Philosophy 3
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
Sociology, General 3
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 3
Spanish Language and Literature 2
International Relations and Affairs 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Pre-Engineering 2
Environmental Science 2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Financial Mathematics 2
Social Sciences, General 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1
Music, General 1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 1
Anthropology, Other 1
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 1
Grand Total 1 510 453
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 69% 67% 71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,347
Citations
34,438

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
428 / 5,050
Psychology
284 / 15,131
Medicine
201 / 4,015
Business
199 / 3,064
Computer Science
153 / 8,324
Biology
129 / 4,797
Mathematics
107 / 2,540
Economics
106 / 1,118
Art & Design
102 / 3,925
Social Psychology
88 / 4,689
Political Science
85 / 436
Physics
81 / 1,542
Environmental Science
80 / 2,625
Chemistry
79 / 2,243
Sociology
73 / 561
Child Psychology
68 / 5,214
Engineering
64 / 765
Education Majors
57 / 825
Clinical Psychology
57 / 1,155
Math Teachers
55 / 1,504
Health Science
51 / 1,373
History
51 / 101
Demography
49 / 1,675
Ecology
37 / 1,817
Nuclear Physics
32 / 1,097
Marketing
32 / 945
Multimedia
32 / 170
Zoology
31 / 1,045
Law
30 / 214
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
29 / 19
Communications and Public Relations
28 / 584
Management Information Systems
26 / 614
Special Education
24 / 348
Quantum and Particle physics
23 / 592
Philosophy
23 / 262
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
21 / 519
Media Studies
21 / 50
Investment Banking and Stock trading
21 / 146
Classics and Ancient History
20 / 45
Art History
20 / 13

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 116
1992 14 114
1993 20 97
1994 9 130
1995 9 128
1996 22 179
1997 16 195
1998 21 226
1999 9 261
2000 24 290
2001 20 377
2002 25 413
2003 35 529
2004 44 566
2005 59 671
2006 46 749
2007 40 1081
2008 38 1234
2009 63 1397
2010 70 1558
2011 102 1689
2012 89 2078
2013 76 2171
2014 79 2351
2015 58 2541
2016 76 2599
2017 86 2507
2018 69 2418
2019 54 2873
2020 69 3282
2021 55 3331

Canisius College alumni

  1. Beth Phoenix

    Beth Phoenix
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    professional wrestler
    Biography

    Elizabeth Copeland, known professionally as Beth Phoenix, is an American professional wrestler and color commentator. As a wrestler, she is a former WWE Divas Champion and a three-time WWE Women's Champion.

  2. Anne Burrell

    Anne Burrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    cheftelevision presenter
    Biography

    Anne W. Burrell is an American chef, television personality, and former instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. She is the host of the Food Network show Secrets of a Restaurant Chef and co-host of Worst Cooks in America. She was also one of the Iron Chefs, Mario Batali's sous chefs in the Iron Chef America series and appears on other programs on the network such as The Best Thing I Ever Ate. She was a contestant on the fourth season of The Food Network competition show, The Next Iron Chef Super Chefs being eliminated in episode 6. She was also a contestant on the first season of Chopped All-Stars Tournament, winning the "Food Network Personalities" preliminary round to advance to the final round, where she placed second runner up to Nate Appleman (winner) and Aarón Sanchez. In 2015, Burrell won the fourth installment of the Chopped All-Stars tournament winning $75,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She also hosted the series Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell in 2012–2013.

  3. Katie Arrington

    Katie Arrington
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Katherine E. Stolark Arrington is an American politician who was in the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 94th district for a single term, from 2017 to 2019. She defeated former South Carolina Governor and incumbent Congressman Mark Sanford in the Republican primary for South Carolina's 1st congressional district but lost to Democrat Joe Cunningham in the general election.

  4. Cory Conacher

    Cory Conacher
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Cory Conacher is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who is currently playing with HC Ambrì-Piotta on loan from SC Bern of the National League (NL).

General info

Alternative names Canisius
Founded 1870
Motto Where leaders are made
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff 462
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York, 14208-1098
United States
City population 278,000
Phone 7168882200
Fax +1 (716) 888 2525

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