The Canisius Difference


A Holistic Foundation for Success

A Canisius education goes far beyond career preparation. It’s the start of a lifelong journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Here, you’ll become a multidimensional thinker. You’ll gain a clearer picture of the world and your role in it. And you’ll leave well-rounded and confident, ready to pursue your path and a greater purpose in life.

  • Be #JesuitEducated
    Be #JesuitEducated

    Develop your full human dimension—mind, heart, soul and body—and learn what we mean by cura personalis. You’ll quickly see why a “whole person” approach makes a Jesuit education at Canisius unique.

  • Be Fully Mentored
    Be Fully Mentored

    Meet professors who will take a personal interest in your success and growth. They’ll encourage you to dig deep and explore your passions, while helping you shape a clear vision for your future.

  • Learn by Doing
    Learn by Doing

    Connect your classroom knowledge with real-world situations and apply what you’ve learned—whether through a class project, research collaboration, a special trip or some other experience.

  • A Professional Edge
    A Professional Edge

    Develop the tools to pursue your future with confidence. You’ll be well-positioned for success, whether that means moving into a graduate program or launching your career right away.

  • Watch: A Transformative Education


    See how Canisius helps each student find their path.

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    Affordable Excellence


    A college degree from an accredited institution is still one of the best investments. Although cost is a factor, it shouldn’t be the only one in the decision. That’s why we strive to make a premier private education both transformative and affordable.