Located in Buffalo, NY, Canisius is an urban residential campus of 72 acres, comprising over 50 buildings, including student residences, places to work and study, and state-of-the-art library and athletic facilities. The College of Arts and Sciences, the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, and the School of Education and Human Services offer more than 47 academic majors and special programs.
Founded in the Jesuit tradition, Canisius has produced leaders in government, law, medicine, education, communication, science and industry. Accreditations include the Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities, the American Chemical Society, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Council on Education of the Deaf, AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).
2001 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14208
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Varsity Sports: NCAA Division I: Women's: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, synchronized swimming, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving.
Intramural Sports: Women's: 5-on-5 basketball, 3-on-3 basketball, indoor soccer. Men's: 5-on-5 basketball, 3-on-3 basketball, flag football, indoor soccer. Coed: aerobics, badminton, 5-on-5 basketball, 3-on-3 basketball, dodgeball, floor hockey, indoor soccer, kickball, outdoor soccer, softball, racquetball, water basketball or polo, wiffle ball, volleyball.
Club Sports: Women's: crew, cheerleading. Men's: rugby.
Clubs and Activities
Over 140 clubs and organizations related to service, academics, the media, religious and social interests.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
17.9% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 470 – 580
SAT math range: 480 – 600
ACT range: 21 – 27
84.9% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
14.5% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||7.9%||5.8%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||6.1%||3.8%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||70.4%||74.8%|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||0.2%||0.3%|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0.1%||0.0%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||5.0%||4.1%|
|% Two or more races||1.5%||8.7%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||6.6%||0.0%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: 2.0 GPA.