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State University of New York College of Technology at Canton

Canton, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About SUNY Canton

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton Overview

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton is a public, state school in the small town setting of Canton, New York. SUNY Canton was founded in 1906 and enrolls 2,901 undergrads and no graduate students. SUNY Canton provides housing for up to 1,250 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at SUNY Canton!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of SUNY Canton's theater groups.

SUNY Canton does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? SUNY Canton has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at SUNY Canton on the Student Life page.

2022 SUNY Canton Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $7,070
Out-of-State $16,980
Percent of Need Met 15%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,682

Is SUNY Canton a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what SUNY Canton offers and if it seems like a good fit for you.

SUNY Canton Acceptance Rate 2022

SUNY Canton is not difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at SUNY Canton is 95%. Out of 2,275 applications received in 2022, 2,166 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Canton

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SUNY Canton, around 71% are still enrolled the next year. Around 43% of students who started at SUNY Canton earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for SUNY Canton Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with SUNY Canton directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of State University of New York College of Technology at Canton's endowment was $17.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, SUNY Canton spends about $9,892 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Canton

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

SUNY Canton meets 15% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,682 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $32,225 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at SUNY Canton.

Based on this information, is SUNY Canton the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is SUNY Canton a good school for you?

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Where is State University of New York College of Technology at Canton Located?

SUNY Canton is located in the small town setting of Canton, New York.

If you want to see SUNY Canton for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Canton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Ogdensburg International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SUNY Canton and Canton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

34 Cornell Drive Canton, NY 13617

Campus Setting: Small Town

SUNY Canton Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Canton is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Canton is Continuous processing.

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SUNY Canton Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at SUNY Canton is like? There are approximately 2,901 students enrolled at SUNY Canton. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NY and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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