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State University of New York College of Technology at Canton

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

SUNY Canton Student Life

SUNY Canton is on a 555-acre campus in the small town setting of Canton, New York.

SUNY Canton Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for SUNY Canton students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.

Interested in Greek life? SUNY Canton does not have fraternities or sororities.

SUNY Canton has the Student Government Alliance. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Alliance than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at SUNY Canton include College Activities Board, Greek Council, Outdoor Adventures Club and American Society of Civil Engineers.

SUNY Canton students' favorite campus traditions are Opening Weekend, Family/Homecoming Weekend and Springfest.

Does SUNY Canton Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at SUNY Canton.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for sophomore
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 28%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,250
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 781
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 72%

SUNY Canton offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most SUNY Canton students live off campus. In 2022, 28% of undergrads at SUNY Canton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Canton. There are 1,250 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,901 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 781 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

SUNY Canton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

SUNY Canton Athletics

At SUNY Canton there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at SUNY Canton:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Ice Hockey NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is SUNY Canton Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Canton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

SUNY Canton offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, SUNY Canton has student EMS group.

Plan a Visit to SUNY Canton

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit SUNY Canton, take Interstate 81 to Canton, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ogdensburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore SUNY Canton's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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