A Canisius education will require a lot of you. You’ll be expected to work hard and work smart. But you won’t learn aimlessly, you’ll learn with purpose. Research ways to conserve the environment. Lead a study on autism research. Manage a real financial portfolio. Volunteer in Nicaragua, administering swinging-flashlight eye exams in preparation for medical school. Whatever your field, whatever your dreams, we’ll help you start exploring.

Read about the global benefits of a Jesuit Education from a Canisius student.

Maybe you’ll uncover the secrets of U.S. presidents as an award-winning journalist for Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Fashion next year’s trends as a clothing buyer at Calvin Klein. Fight crime as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., or teach English in Tanzania. There’s no telling where your Canisius education will take you. Life will bring unexpected challenges—right after college or many years in the future. But one thing is certain: though you may not have all the answers, you’ll be courageous enough to find them.

We are one of 28 Jesuit, Catholic colleges in the United States.

Over the past five years, 86% of Canisius students who applied to medical (allopathic or osteopathic) school through the college’s Health Science Advisory and Recommendation Committee were accepted.

Over the past five years, 86% of Canisius students who applied to law school were accepted.

Canisius College alumni consistently rank in the top tier on the New York State CPA exam.  In 2013, Canisius ranked first (1st), overall, on the CPA exam cycle, with a 71 percent pass rate, in the category of large programs.

U.S. News ranks us as the eighth best value in the North region based upon superior academic quality and net cost of attendance.

More than 3,600 companies are registered with our career center.

Students annually intern with high-profile employers such as M&T Bank, the Buffalo Sabres, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, New Era Cap, First Niagara, Rich Products and PricewaterhouseCoopers.