Graduate Admissions

Spring Semester Begins February 5th

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. We are now available to connect through virtual meetings utilizing online chat and video calls.

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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:
Spring: February 5







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: Apr 1

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.

Graduate Program Areas

Follow our program categories below to find the program that's right for you. Benefit from Canisius' 3 major accredidations and vast network of over 40,000 alumni.