Canisius College

country rank  647
world rank  1815

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University Overview

Founded in 1870, Canisius College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Buffalo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Canisius College (Canisius) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Canisius College (Canisius) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Canisius also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Canisius
Founded 1870
Motto Where leaders are made
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 2001 Main Street
Buffalo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
14208-1098 New York
United States
T +1 (716) 883 7000
F +1 (716) 888 3230

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 2001 Main Street
Buffalo 14208-1098
+1 (716) 888 2200
800 843 1517

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Canisius College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1894


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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