Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions

Financing Grad School

Why is graduate school a great value? A master’s degree from Canisius will give you a competitive edge in the marketplace and greatly increase your earning potential. Although graduate school is a big commitment, your hard work and perseverance will payoff. Individuals with master’s degrees earn over $500,000 more than those with only a bachelor’s degree over the course of their working lives.

Contact our Financial Aid office: or 716-888-2600 or 800-238-8160

Learn more about financing your graduate education:

Graduate Assistantships

  • Graduate Assistantships are available in various departments and resumes are accepted on a continual basis.

  • Compensation varies by department. The typical award is a tuition waivers for 3 or 6 credit hours for working 10 or 20 hours per week.

  • To apply,submit a cover letter and resume to 

  • Resumes can also be sent directly to academic departments, search online for "graduate assistantships" or contact your program department directly.