SUNY Canton

country rank  1229
world rank  3875

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University Overview

Founded in 1906, SUNY Canton is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Canton (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, SUNY Canton (SUNY Canton) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. SUNY Canton (SUNY Canton) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 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.

University Identity

Acronym SUNY Canton
Founded 1906
Motto Great Majors, Great Careers
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 34 Cornell Drive
Canton (population range: 2,500-9,999)
13617-1098 New York
United States
T +1 (315) 386 7123
F +1 (315) 386 7929

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
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Int'l student 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 34 Cornell Drive
Canton 13617-1098
+1 (315) 386 7123
800 388 7123

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to SUNY Canton'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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 March 2018