- 4 Year
- BUFFALO, NY
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- Academicsgrade B minus
- Valuegrade B+
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Campusgrade C
- Athleticsgrade B+
- Party Scenegrade B
- Professorsgrade B minus
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade B minus
- Campus Foodgrade C+
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade B minus
Looking for a college where you’ll be welcomed for who you are? Our “whole person” approach will highlight your unique talents, hopes, beliefs and ambitions.
Choose from 100+ majors and minors and 15+ combined degree programs to create your personalized path. Explore issues from multiple perspectives. Develop lifelong skills like problem-solving and teamwork.
You’ll find support from every corner of our close-knit campus: faculty mentors who love to teach, advisors who focus on your success, and more.
We’re one of 27 Jesuit colleges in the US, a group consistently ranked among the best in the nation.
Canisius College Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Research and Experimental Psychology62 Graduates
- Zoology and Entomology53 Graduates
- Finance52 Graduates
- Biology45 Graduates
- Accounting39 Graduates
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38 Graduates
- Economics30 Graduates
- Communications29 Graduates
- Political Science and Government27 Graduates
- Sport and Fitness Management26 Graduates
Into gaming? Like, really into? Put your skills to the test in collegiate-level esports at Canisius. Gamers battle it out against MAAC rivals in our new, state-of-the-art esports center outfitted with high-performance PCs and console stations. With teams dedicated to Super Smash Bros., Rocket League, Valorant, Overwatch and more, there’s plenty of opportunity to crush the competition.
- Mix of Online and on Campus84%
- On Campus16%
- The Best26%
- Very good!17%
- Home away from home6%