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Canisius College

661 reviews
  1. Buffalo, NY
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B-
Canisius College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Address
2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208

Canisius College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
SAT Range
970-1180
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$20,505/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $13,645/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,251/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,319/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,822/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,178/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.44 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.44 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.44 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,725Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Average
    38%
  • Awesome
    15%
  • Driven
    46%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.38 responses
Poll
9%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Average
    45%
  • Diverse
    9%
  • I didn't have a good experience at all.
    9%
  • The Best
    36%

After Canisius College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses

Reviews

661 reviews
  • Excellent
    136
  • Very Good
    225
  • Average
    240
  • Poor
    38
  • Terrible
    22
i want to go to a different school
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
I am not very aware of that at the moment.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago
I made a great choice regardless of the distance away from home and I am very lucky to have the opportunity to be there.
  • College Sophomore
  • 3 months ago