Canisius College

Acceptance Rate 81.46 %
SAT Average 1,150
2023 Tuition & Fees $31,800
Student Population 2,630
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $19,102

Academic Overview

Canisius College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Buffalo, New York. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Canisius College is affiliated with Roman Catholic.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $31,800 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $16,230.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,630 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81.46% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.
The salary after graduation from Canisius College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Canisius's tuition & fees is $31,800. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $16,230.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Canisius. The acceptance rate of Canisius is 81.46% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 15.26%. The average graduation rate is 71% and the transfer-out rate is 23%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,102 and 96% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,630 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Canisius College is 81.46 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Canisius College is 71 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Canisius College is 23 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Canisius College is 82 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Canisius College is 2,630
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Canisius College is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $19,102 at Canisius College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.canisius.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://www.canisius.edu/scholarships-tuition-aid/scholarships-financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://canisius.studentaidcalculator.com/welcome.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.canisius.edu/student-experience/student-support-services/griff-center/veteran-support
Disability Servicehttps://www.canisius.edu/student-experience/student-support-services/griff-center/student-accessibility-services

Offered Degrees

Canisius offers 111 major programs through online and on-site education where 16 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree550
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree3610
Post Master's Degree176

Special Learning Opportunities

Canisius College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:835)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,876)

Veterans Benefits

Canisius College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges