Apply to Canisius

Seniors, take action before December 18th

Whether you’re coming in as a freshman or transfer student, your passion-driven path begins the moment you apply to Canisius. This is a major step toward achieving your goals of earning a degree—and it only takes about 15 minutes to complete. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns you have along the way. 

Undergraduate applicants can take advantage of our Apply & Visit Grant to earn an extra $1500 toward your education if you visit and apply by December 18th. Learn More. 

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Undergraduate Students

Students applying for Freshman Regular Decision are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Transfer Students

Students wishing to transfer to Canisius are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Graduate Students

Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis, with entry terms in the Fall, Spring & Summer. Visit our Graduate Programs for specific program requirements. 

International Students

Canisius is proud to welcome students from all across the globe. Please be advised, we must receive your application at least 30 days prior to the start of your first term. This allows us time to help you obtain a student visa.

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We’re here to help you apply. 

Please contact us anytime with questions or concerns: 

     Graduate Admissions

     Phone: (716) 888-2545
     Toll free: 1 (800) 950–2505
     Fax: (716) 888-3195

     Undergraduate Admissions

     Phone: (716) 888-2200
     Toll free: 1-800-843-1517
     Fax: (716) 888-3230