Rankings & Distinctions

How We Stack Up

While rankings tell only part of our story, Canisius is honored to be recognized for our longstanding commitment to providing a world-class education.

Overall Quality 

We’re proud to be consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in the Northeast.

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Academic Excellence

Thanks to the high caliber of our teaching and the personal attention students receive, we’re able to deliver a consistently exceptional academic experience.

Academic quality at canisius

academic excellence at canisius

Value

Our combination of exceptional academics, personalized paths and strong outcomes makes us a Best Value school. The rankings take into account an institution’s academic quality and the net cost of attendance for students who receive the average level of need-based financial aid. 

canisius value

canisius value

Social Mobility 

Access to a premier private education includes making sure students thrive and complete their degrees. This top social mobility ranking reflects our success in ensuring students from low-income families can graduate on time. 

Social mobility at canisius

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Now that you've heard about our rankings, let's take the next step and start talking about your future.