Canisius College

2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Canisius College (also known as Canisius) is a non-profit, private higher education institution that resides in Buffalo, New York. It has a religeous affiliation with Roman Catholic Church.

Programs available at Canisius include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and also certificate programs in over 31 fields of study and 85 concentrations. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (716) 883 -7000 Website: WWW.Canisius.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 470
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,397
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,775
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 75%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 490 600
SAT Math 500 610
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,348
Accepted 3,258
Acceptance Rate 75%
Enrolled 814

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 89% Full-time 11% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 49% Full-time 51% Part-time
Student Gender 48% Men 52% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

74% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
5% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 16% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 62% $ 6,768
Local Grant 31% $3,919
Institutional Grant 96% $ 18,274
Student Loans 75% $ 7,080

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
European Studies - - 0 - -

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies 7 - - - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 1 - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
European Studies - - 0 - -

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies 7 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science 0 - 5 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication - - 57 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Communication - - - 18 -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - - 29 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science 0 - 5 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 8 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 37 49 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 2 49 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 10 49 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 10 98 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs - - - 8 -
Education Of The Gifted - - - 39 -
Education Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs - - 21 39 -
Special Education and Teaching - - 21 1 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 21 9 -
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs - - 3 9 -
Education Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs - - 3 13 -
Special Education and Teaching - - 0 13 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 5 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Superintendency and Educational System Administration - - - 0 -
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - - 16 -
Reading Teacher Education - - - 47 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 78 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs - - - 8 -
Education Of The Gifted - - - 39 -
Education Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs - - 21 39 -
Special Education and Teaching - - 21 1 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 21 9 -
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs - - 3 9 -
Education Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs - - 3 13 -
Special Education and Teaching - - 0 13 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 8 - -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 37 49 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 2 49 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 10 49 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 10 98 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Teacher Education - - - 16 -
Reading Teacher Education - - - 47 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 78 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 33 -
College Student Counseling - - - 20 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - 0 - -

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 1 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 3 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 0 - -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 34 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 0 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 0 0 - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 0 0 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Statistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics and Statistics - - 1 - -

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Conservation Biology - - 3 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 43 - -

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioinformatics - - 0 - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 12 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - - 64 -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - - 12 -
Sports Studies - - 10 12 -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 30 16 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 5 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 4 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - - 64 -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - - 12 -
Sports Studies - - 10 12 -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 30 16 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 85 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 22 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 10 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 0 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 1 -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 32 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 9 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 11 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 8 - -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - 0 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 8 2 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 2 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 8 2 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - - 27 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 8 - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - - 27 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 8 - -

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 0 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 34 - -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 8 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 36 93 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - - 22 -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - - 0 22 -
Accounting - - 41 22 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 13 4 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 36 93 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 34 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 6 - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 7 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 13 4 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - - 22 -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping - - 0 22 -
Accounting - - 41 22 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 25 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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