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Canisius College Admissions

Canisius admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 79%. Students that get into Canisius have an average SAT score between 1050-1270 or an average ACT score of 21-27. The regular admissions application deadline for Canisius is rolling. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Canisius early action deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
3,549
SAT Range
1050-1270
SAT Reading
530-630
SAT Math
520-640
Students Submitting SAT
87%
ACT Range
21-27
ACT English
22-28
ACT Math
23-28
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
39%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Recommended
Poll
72%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.18 responses
Poll
72%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.18 responses
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