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Canisius College

Buffalo, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

About Canisius College

Canisius College is a private, religious college in the city of Buffalo, New York. Canisius College was founded in 1870. The college enrolls around 2,492 students per year, including 1,807 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Canisius College

It is moderately difficult to get into Canisius College. Canisius College admitted 78% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 3,208 out of 4,131 total applicants were accepted.

Canisius College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%

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Canisius College is located in the city of Buffalo, New York, near Buffalo-Niagara Falls.

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College Info

2001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14208-1098

Campus Setting: Urban

Canisius College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Canisius College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Canisius College is Continuous processing.

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Canisius College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

530 - 660


Reading SAT Range

520 - 660

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Canisius College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Canisius College is like? There are approximately 2,492 students enrolled at Canisius College, including 1,807 undergraduate students and 685 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from NY and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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