Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Recognized for Value

Outstanding programs, an individualized approach and impressive outcomes have earned Canisius a reputation as the premier, private university in our region. With generous scholarships and financial aid that help make the experience affordable, we think you'll find Canisius to be an exceptional value. 


Best Value School in NYS, US News & World Report

2021-22 Full-Time Cost of Attendance 

Expenses Commuter Resident Off-Campus
Tuition  $29,300 $29,300 $29,300
Fees $1,610 $1,610 $1,610
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Living Expenses $2,200 $11,994 $8,000
Miscellaneous $700 $700 $700
Transportation $800 $800 $800
Total Cost (Before Aid) $35,610 $45,404 $41,410
*Fees are also applicable. Learn more.      

Personalized Tuition Estimate

Full cost of attendance can vary based on individual factors, use our net price calculator to see your personalized tuition estimate:

Net Price Calculator


Fee Cost
College Fee (Provides partial support for the library, athletic facilities use, ID card, transportation, graduation, and transcripts)



Student Activity (Provides support for various student clubs and activities)



Technology (Provides partial support for classroom technology and on-line student services)



Wellness Fee (Used for operating expenses in the Student Health and Student Counseling Centers. Operating expenses include but are not limited to supplies and equipment, health and wellness education, technology and staffing, charged in fall & spring only)



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Contact Us

Whatever your needs, we understand that the process can lead to questions. That is why we have established a help line staffed by professional counselors and specialists who can assist and answer all of your education financing questions.

E-mail: studentservices@canisius.edu
Local Phone Number: (716) 888-2600
Toll-free: 1-800-238-8160