Ranks Canisius No. 15 in NYS

August 24, 2018


BUFFALO, NY - The latest education ranking by places Canisius among the best online colleges in New York State.  According to the organization’s 2018-19 list of top online colleges, Canisius ranks No. 15 out of 91 public and private higher education institutions throughout New York.  The college offers 15 online and advanced certificate programs. Twenty-four percent of Canisius students are enrolled in distance education. used the most recent data from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to evaluate colleges and universities across the country. Rankings focused on three main categories: affordability, student services and the availability of online programs.  Additional consideration was given to the ratio of students participating fully or partially in distance education to total enrollment, graduation rates and retention rates.   

One of 28 Jesuit colleges in the nation, Canisius is the premier private college in Western New York.