YOU CAN Learn Greater


As one of the leading private universities in the Northeast, Canisius provides a transformative educational experience that fosters intellectual, ethical and spiritual growth. A visit to the Office of Admissions is the first step on your path to a life filled with success and purpose. Our admissions specialists are ready to make the application process as straightforward and simple as possible. Your journey begins here. Where it leads is up to you. 

Undergraduate Admissions

Discover your talents. Uncover your passions. Discover the world around you. Canisius offers enriching opportunities—both inside and out of the classroom. Choose from over 146 programs.

Transfer Admissions

Finish what you started and earn a premier degree. Find out how you can transfer your existing college credits to Canisius. 

Graduate Admissions

It’s time to make your career goals a reality. Earn a graduate degree from Canisius with courses designed for fit your busy schedule. Learn about our 30+ programs, the application process and financing options.

Veteran Admissions

Canisius proudly supports our servicemen and servicewomen, along with their families. Learn about veteran education opportunities such as the G.I. Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program. 

International & Canadian Admissions

As a world-class university, Canisius welcomes students from around the globe. Join a diverse community, with bright minds representing more than 20 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. 

Summer Classes

Whether you’re looking to catch up, get ahead or just take a class for pure learning enjoyment, Canisius offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses open to both current and non-matriculated students

Undergraduate Viewbook

To learn more about the Canisius experience, scroll through our digital undergraduate viewbook. 

Visit Campus

We want you to discover why Canisius is a smart investment in your future. The best way to do that is in person. Join us for an Open House, private tour or one of many other visit opportunities . We'd like to show you around and learn a little more about you, too.