All-College Honors Program

Discovery, Discernment, & Drive

The All-College Honors program at Canisius offers an extraordinary educational experience to a diverse group of motivated, high-achieving students. This select group represents the top 10 percent of our applicants who have excelled academically in high school and on college entrance exams. All-College Honors graduates are consistently accepted into the nation’s top graduate and professional schools and have high placement rates into jobs within their career fields.    

Honors provides a challenging curriculum and abundant co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to nurture the academic, cultural, and social growth of its students.

To read a message from Janet McNally, MFA, Director of All-College Honors, click here. Incoming 2022 Fall Freshman students interested in applying to the program, please reach out to April Henry at or 716-888-2203. 

 Honors by the Numbers 

Honors by the Numbers

Why Honors

Read student stories and learn about the benefits of joining the honors program.

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Program Overview

Learn about the academic requirements and expectations of the All-College Honors program along with the benefits and highlights of participation.

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Explore the mission, history and administration of the All-College Honors program.

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Canisius Stories

Traveling Outside the Comfort Zone

Canisius students get a sobering look at American history.

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