Canisius College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Canisius College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,900 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1870 and is one of the 11 schools located in Buffalo, New York.

Canisius College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
85
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Canisius College.

Canisius College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 85 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Canisius College is high at 83% (above New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Canisius College is average - 68%.

Student to faculty ratio at Canisius College is good -- 11:1. Find out more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,800
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - around $33,300 per year. The additional fees at Canisius College not covered by tuition are roughly $1,500, which totals $34,800 per year.

Read the details about Canisius College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
87%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 4,209 applications were submitted and 3,661 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Canisius College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,500
High
Canisius College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Canisius College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Canisius College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,400 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- about $7,500 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Canisius College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Canisius College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Canisius College Location and Maps



Post Address: Canisius College, 2001 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14208-1098, USA
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