Canisius College Rankings

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In the World#1795 of 14178
In North America#551 of 2629
In the United States#502 of 2528
In New York State#46 of 221
In Buffalo#2 of 7

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
83%
Average SAT
1150
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$19,330 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
2,213
Graduates
889
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Canisius College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%84%82%
Applicants3,4221,4871,935
Admissions2,8301,2521,578
Freshmen enrolled full time553268285
Freshmen enrolled part time11

701 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

291 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
521 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Canisius College are 1030-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
167 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Canisius College are 20-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2177 (70%)
Black or African American269 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown194 (6%)
Hispanic179 (6%)
Nonresident Alien118 (4%)
Asian79 (3%)
Two or more races74 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,330/year
Average aid awarded
$19,632
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$10,750
$30-48K$13,445
$48-75K$16,754
$75-110K$24,447
$110K+$25,330

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$27,940$14,760
Tuition in-state$27,940$14,760
Tuition out-of-state$27,940$14,760
Fee in-district$1,488$720
Fee in-state$1,488$720
Fee out-of-state$1,488$720

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,070
Combined charge for room and board$11,526
Room charge$5,880
Meal charge$5,646

Canisius College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General1689
Accounting4358
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management2453
Animal Behavior and Ethology4718
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other50
Finance, General48
Communication, General2610
Biology & Biological Sciences, General35
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor31
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other30
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia28
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor27
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration24
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General418
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services20
Secondary Education and Teaching316
Political Science and Government, General19
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching18
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration16
Elementary Education and Teaching12
English Language and Literature, General12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General12
Reading Teacher Education12
Journalism11
Computer Science11
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other11
International Business & Trade & Commerce10
Economics, General9
Human Services, General9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies9
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities9
Biochemistry7
History, General7
Environmental Studies7
Chemistry, General7
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General7
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist7
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision7
Mathematics and Statistics6
Athletic Training & Trainer6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician6
Special Education and Teaching, Other23
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels41
Educational & Instructional Technology5
International Relations and Affairs4
Economics, Other4
Community Health and Preventive Medicine4
Physics, General3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Accounting and Related Services, Other3
Environmental Science3
Sociology3
Education, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Pre-Engineering2
Creative Writing2
Nutrition Sciences2
Management Science2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Music Performance, General1
Bioinformatics1
German Language and Literature1
Management Information Systems, General1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total1559475
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%69%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,547
Citations
34,022

Publication count by topic

Psychology
334
Biology
151
Computer science
150
Economics
116
Chemistry
101
Sociology
83
Mathematics
81
Political science
78
Business
73
Medicine
63
Physics
53
History
52
Philosophy
39
Art
38
Engineering
27
Geography
20
Materials science
20
Geology
12
Environmental science
10

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy847180
Psychology96713,278
History126969
Art128942
Business13451,758
Political science1386443
Economics16241,045
Sociology1668564
Geology1866412
Biology19795,979
Physics20101,058
Computer science20812,259
Mathematics23111,144
Geography2338257
Chemistry27122,187
Medicine27581,330
Environmental science3452137
Engineering428155
Materials science461167

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901885
199120107
199212105
19931996
19948121
19957114
199622161
199715174
199820199
19999250
200024267
200119320
200225373
200334488
200441539
200552632
200642695
2007391000
2008381143
2009621264
2010611394
20111001556
2012851950
2013771993
2014772212
2015592348
2016742422
2017842298
2018652128
2019522433
2020522752

General info

Alternative namesCanisius
Founded1870
WikipediaCanisius College
MottoWhere leaders are made
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions
Total FTE staff576
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York, 14208-1098
United States
City population261,000
Phone7168882200
Fax+1 (716) 888 2525

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