Cost of Attendance

There are a few fees associated with the cost of attendance in order to assure the optimal student experience at Canisius. Find the detailed outlines of each cost below. 

Undergraduate Full-Time (12-18 credit hours) Tuition and Fees

Tuition  
College of Arts and Sciences/School of Education & Human Services/Wehle School of Business $17,483/semester
$34,966/year

Undergraduate Mandatory Fees

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

$284/semester

$568/year

Student Activity (Provides support for the NFTA Cram Pass and various student clubs and activities)

$218/semester 

$436/year

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

$112/semester

$224/year

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)

$130/semester

$260/year

Part-Time Tuition and Fees

Expenses Cost
Tuition $999 / credit hour
College Fee $13 / credit hour
Student Activity Fee $18 / flat rate
Technology Fee $7.50 / credit hour
Wellness Fee $65 / flat rate

Occasional Fees

fee cost
Orientation Fee- New Fall Undergraduates and Transfers

New- $275

Transfers- $175

Spring Orientation Fee $75
International Student Orientation Fee

Fall- $425

Spring- $325

Individual Course Fees $20-$225
Returned Check Fee (certified check may be required after 3 NSF checks) $25
Payment Plan Fees $50-75
Late Payment Fee

$100/month

$300 max

Immunization Re-Registration Fee $300

Graduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition  
School of Education & Human Services, College of Arts & Sciences, Wehle School of Business, Office of Professional Studies $819/credit
One Year MBA Program Tuition (Fall Start) $40,668/year
Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration Program $979/credit (Fall 2018 start) ($950/credit Fall 2017 start)

Graduate Mandatory Fees

Fee cost
College Fee (9+ credit hours) $142/Semester
College Fee (8 credit hours or less) $11/credit
Technology Fee (9+ credit hours) $90/semester
Technology Fee (8 credit hours or less ) $7.50/credit

Wellness Fee

(9+ credit hours. Fall & Spring Only)

(Not charged to students in the Online Programs)

$130/semester

Wellness Fee

(8 credit hours or less. Fall & Spring Only)

(Not charged to students in the Online Programs)

$65/Semester
Graduate International Student Orientations Fee

Fall Start- $425

Spring Start- $325

 

Auditing

fee cost

Alumni/Parents of Students

$60/course (No fees, except for laboratory & computer usage, are charged.) Undergraduate courses only.

Graduate Education/Comm Leadership $409.50/credit hour. (for graduate or undergraduate courses taken by a graduate student)
Graduate Business $409.50/credit hour. (for graduate or undergraduate courses taken by a graduate student)
Grad Professional Studies $409.50/credit hour. (for graduate or undergraduate courses taken by a graduate student)
Senior Citizen  $50/semester (No fees, except for laboratory & computer usage, are charged.) Undergraduate courses only.
Other Auditors $499.50/credit hour (all fees remain payable)