Graduate Admissions

Summer Session Begins May 20th

The graduate student experience at Canisius is built around you—starting with the admissions process. You'll be matched with a personal graduate admissions counselor who specializes in your area of interest, so you'll get the relevant information you need and the one-on-one attention you deserve. Learn more about the programs we offer.

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  • Completed Application
  • Copies of Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

Additional requirements such as test scores and recommendation letters vary by program - refer to the program page. 

Term Start Dates:

Summer I: May 20th
Summer II: July 1st
Fall: August 26th



Graduate Admissions Office
Canisius College
Lyons Hall 120
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Phone: 716-888-2545
Toll Free 1-800-950-2505
Fax: 716-888-3290


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00 PM




When is the deadline to apply?
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with the exception of:

  • Anthrozoology: Feb 1
  • HESAA: Feb 1
  • WNYTR: Mar 15

Which program is right for me?
Speak with your admissions counselor to help determine the program that best fits your needs.

How much is tuition?
Follow this link for a detailed breakdown of tuition and fees.

How do I submit transcripts?
You can upload copies to your application or send by email, mail, or fax to our office.

How much does it cost to apply?
Our online application is free.

Excellence At Canisius

The Richard J. Wehle School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), a recognition that fewer than 5% of the world’s business schools attain. Our education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and our counseling programs are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). In addition, we offer over 35 graduate and certificate programs, seven nationally ranked online programs, New York State’s top ranked program in accounting, and the region’s largest part-time MBA.


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Graduate Events

Join us and discover how Canisius can help you take the next step in your career. Open houses, online information sessions and events are scheduled each semester and offer you the opportunity to learn more about our programs, meet with faculty, current students and alumni.

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