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Ignite your intellect. engage your heart.

At Canisius, Western New York’s Catholic, Jesuit college, you’ll experience a transformative education that will open your mind and engage your whole self.

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Expansive Thinking

Develop a broader and better understanding of the world around you

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Immersive Learning

Engage in uncommon, hands-on experiences that take your learning deeper

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For & With Others

Stand in solidarity with others and help build a more just and humane world

"We're told to go out and set the world on fire, and we're given the tools to do that."

Toby Patrick
Class of 2019
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Buffalo, NY
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Buffalo, NY

Experience the benefits of studying in a city that’s on the rise—from affordable recreation to a powerful career network. It’s no wonder Buffalo is one of the top 20 midsize cities for college in the US.

Clubs & Organizations
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Clubs & Organizations

Join a campus that thrives on creative engagement and strong bonds. Choose from over 90 active student-run clubs and organizations.

Faith & Service
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Faith & Service

No matter what your faith, your capacity for compassion and justice will be strengthened through opportunities to serve. You’ll learn what it means to stand for and with others in the community—and out in the world.

Campus Life
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Campus Life

Whether you commute or live on campus, you’ll be part of a close-knit campus community. You won’t just be a number—you’ll be a name and a face.