Total Enrollment 4,774
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11 : 1

Canisius College
2001 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14208-1098
(716) 883-7000

We, the members of the Canisius Jesuit Community, in prayer and conversation with one another, set out our community mission statement. In companionship with Jesus Christ we are inspired by the Sacred Scriptures and documents of the Society of Jesus: The Spiritual Exercises, The Formulas of the Institute and The Constitutions, the documents of our General Congregations and the U.S. Assistancy’s strategic discernment document, Responding to the Call of Christ: A Renewed Way of Proceeding for Our Mission Today. Our current circumstances invite this communal reflection and expression. We are priests and a brother ranging in age from our forties more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline 11/15
Admissions Office Phone 716-888-2200
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 2001 Main Street | Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $40

In order to be accepted to Canisius College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 500
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 610
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 510
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 630
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 22
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 27
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