Discover Your Future Here

Come to Canisius, a top private college in the Northeast, and experience an education focused on scholarship, service and leadership. Exceptional academics and real-world learning will help you grow as a person and position you for lifelong success.

The Canisius Experience

Choose from over 100 academic programs. Become involved in one (or several) of our student-run clubs and organizations. Whether your passion is esports, social justice or something you haven’t even explored yet, you’ll find a way to belong as a Griff.

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Canisius by The Numbers

Our blend of exceptional academics and real-world learning will help you finish college strong. Student services like transfer enrollment counseling, one-on-one academic advising, and career coaching will make sure you’re fully supported from day one.

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#1 Best Value School in New York State
as ranked by US News & World Report
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#5 Best Value School
Regional Universities – North
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98%
Students receive financial aid
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100+
Majors, minors and special programs

Straight Talk from Students

Jesse, Justin and Olivia have each created their own unique path. Hear what these Griffs have to say about their college experience!

“Canisius is great because they give you the opportunity to get into the classroom right away from your freshman year.”

“Not only are you learning finance theory and applications, but you’re actually getting hands-on experience.”

“When I came to Canisius, I wanted to do sociology because it’s so broad, and with psychology, I got to learn a little more about the individual.”

Your Questions...Answered!

Finding the right fit begins with getting the information you need. We’re here to help answer all of your questions.

Ready to Become a Griff?

The only way to be sure is to start the process. Schedule a tour or apply for free today!