|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,192 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Canisius College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,620 applications and 3,597 students were granted admission. Canisius College is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 49% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 90% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||970 to 1190|
|ACT||22 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Canisius College's tuition was $33,948 for all students regardless of residency (26.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Canisius College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,371 (which is 0.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Canisius College in 2016-2017, was 428, which is 71% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,856 (which is 0.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Canisius College has enrolled a total of 3,734 students (2,959 students full-time and 775 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,734 students, 117 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 2,595 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,139 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 449 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
Black/African American: 8%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Canisius College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||25%||307||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||25%||304|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||30|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||28|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||18|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||18|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||1%||18|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Canisius College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Canisius College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,400. Last year, out of the total 1,083 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,040 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,421 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,336 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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