Canisius College : Profile

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2001 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14208
Website: WWW.Canisius.edu
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of Canisius College with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, offers outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional programs distinguished by transformative learning experiences that engage students in the classroom and beyond. We foster in our students a commitment to excellence, service and leadership in a global society. Canisius is an open, welcoming university where our Catholic faith and traditions are vitally present and operative. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, Canisius cultivates human knowledge for the benefit of Church and society.

School Characteristics

Student Population
32630 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 21 Average SAT: 480

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 4181
Retention Rate: 86%
Graduation Rate: 807

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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