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Applying to Canisius

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Acceptance Rate 81.00%
Yield 15.01%
SAT Score 1,150
ACT Score 28
Applicants 3,668

Applying To Canisius

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 81% at Canisius College where a total of 3,668 students applied and 2,971 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,150 and the average ACT score is 28. It requires four items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Canisius.
Open Admission Policy
Admission Informationhttps://www.canisius.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.canisius.edu/apply/
Acceptance Rate81%
Average Test Scores1,150 SAT / 28 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 81.00% where a total of 3,668 students (1,570 men and 2,098 women) have applied to Canisius and 2,971 (1,240 men and 1,741 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 198 male and 261 female students have enrolled into Canisius and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 15.01%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Canisius
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,6681,5702,098
Admitted2,9711,2401,741
Enrolled446198261
Acceptance Rate 81.00% 78.98% 82.98%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 15.01% 15.97% 14.99%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Canisius, 139 applicants (30% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 27 applicants (6%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,150 and the average ACT score is 28 at Canisius. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,250 and 25th percentile score is 1,050. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 31 and the 25th percentile score is 24. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Canisius.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Canisius
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520620
SAT Math530630
ACT Composite2431
ACT Math00
ACT English00
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Canisius College requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, TOEFL) and recommends 2 articles (High School Rank, Recommendations) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Canisius
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Canisius College is Semester. Canisius College accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Canisius College accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training