SUNY College of Technology at Canton
Canton, NY 13617-1098


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,205
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 10%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,250 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

SUNY College of Technology at Canton is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,017 applications and 2,491 students were granted admission. SUNY College of Technology at Canton is at the #81 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, 13% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 46% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT800 to 1030
ACT17 to 22

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

SUNY College of Technology at Canton charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,860 and in-state students paid $6,470.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of SUNY College of Technology at Canton's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,563 (which is 3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at SUNY College of Technology at Canton in 2016-2017, was 535, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,666 (which is 6.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, SUNY College of Technology at Canton has enrolled a total of 3,205 students (2,673 students full-time and 532 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,205 students, 352 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 796 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Black/African American: 13%

Hispanic: 11%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at SUNY College of Technology at Canton.

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
Health Professions And Related Programs 36% 931 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 15% 385 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 353 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 130
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 101
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 93
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 50
Construction Trades 2% 49
Legal Professions And Studies 1% 34 0
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 34

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 SUNY College of Technology at Canton full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of SUNY College of Technology at Canton graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,500. Last year, out of the total 1,628 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,465 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,846 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,588 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,500 $34,800
Employment Rate 90% 86%
Total Graduates 1,628 1,846

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of SUNY College of Technology at Canton.

SUNY College at Potsdam
10.9 mile away
University of Vermont
98 mile away