At Canisius, 98% of students receive some type of financial assistance. And we’re not talking about a few extra dollars; the average award comes in at approximately $28,000. So before you make a final college decision, ask for guidance.
Our experts love answering questions. They’ll help you navigate federal and state aid, financing plans, scholarships, grants, and need-based institutional awards. In the true Canisius spirit, they’ll help you explore solutions and find the tools to realize your dreams.
At Canisius, we participate in federal and state aid programs. We offer need-based scholarships and merit-based scholarships based on student academic records. Students who qualify may receive both a TAP and a Pell Grant award, in addition to other types of aid.
2013–2014 Tuition and Fees
Room & Board $12,270
Total Cost $45,522
To see a breakdown of complete 2012-2013 costs, click here.
2012–2013 Average Financial Aid Awards
|Grants & Scholarships||$17,417||$24,785|
|Total Average Awards||$22,937||$31,357|
2012–2013 Average Financial Aid Package
Commuter Student: 76% Grants & Scholarships, 21% Educational Loans, 3% Work Programs
Resident Student: 79% Grants & Scholarships, 17% Educational Loans, 4% Work Programs
To see a chart showing the average need-based financial aid package for incoming freshmen in 2012–2013, click here.