Canisius a "Best College For Your Money"

July 12, 2017

BUFFALO, NY – The latest rankings by Money magazine confirm what many already know, that Canisius is among the best colleges for your money – in the nation. 

According to the magazine’s 2017 “Best Colleges for your Money” list, Canisius is among the top third of all high-value colleges ranked nationally and the top private institution in Western New York.  The rankings took into consideration 711 schools and ranked them based on 27 measures of educational quality, affordability and alumni success. 

Money magazine estimated the price of a Canisius education to be $21,300 for students who receive need-based or merit-based grants.  Approximately 94 percent of Canisius students receive need-based and/or merit-based grants, according to the ranking.  Additionally, Money magazine commended Canisius for the early career earnings of its alumni (those within five years of graduation), which it estimated to be $41,500. 

The latest Money magazine rankings follow the June rankings by Student Loan Report (SLR), which placed Canisius College among the top 250 private colleges and universities in the nation to offer freshman students the most in financial aid.  According to SLR, the average financial aid awarded to freshman students at Canisius is $32,878. 

One of 28 Jesuit colleges in the nation, Canisius is the premier private college in Western New York.