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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
SUNY Canton is a public college located in Canton, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,673 undergraduate students. The SUNY Canton acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 36% of students, SUNY Canton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,500.
About SUNY Canton...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Other
Address
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
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SUNY Canton Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
800-1030
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$12,347/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,889/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,206/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,473/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,796/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,738/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
61%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.38 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.34 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,673Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
9%
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Campus Life

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What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
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  • Interesting
    33%
  • A lot of downstate NY students
    29%
  • Average
    13%
  • Supportive
    8%
  • Focusing
    4%
  • Full of hardships
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%

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Although it is a very small college, it has amazing benefits! One of the best parts of being a student at SUNY Canton is the one on one attention you will get with the professors and staff. It helps you learn on your own pace, and gives you a chance to grow. Another benefit is that there is a lot of wiggle room for students to lead their own clubs, ideas, and activities. Resources are a little low but the college works every year to provide more for their students as SUNY Canton grows.
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I am going to be a transfer junior this upcoming semester and I have nothing but good things to say about this college! I love how helpful the admissions office is as well as the financial aid office. I strongly feel that this school cares about it's students and that each student is being given the best education that they deserve.
SUNY Canton is awesome! Especially for students like me with a learning disability. I can't say enough about the accommodative services. They make sure I get everything I need to succeed. Awesome tutoring center too...#1 in NYS last year! The dorms are ok. They do this stupid thing where they renovate in the middle of the semester. If your wing is up...you may have to move and go into a 3 room. It totally sucks! Don't' know why they can't do this in the summer! It is stressing kids out! The academics and teachers are fantastic. They take time to get to know you. My advisor is awesome too. The food is good when you come to visit...but not too great when you get here. There is a shuttle to walmart...be sure to have a microwave and have snack foods in your room. Canton is really small. It's a cute town but not much to do.