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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  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
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C+
SUNY Canton is a public college located in Canton, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,743 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SUNY Canton acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Veterinary Technician and Assistant. Graduating 47% of students, SUNY Canton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,700.
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
North Atlantic Conference

SUNY Canton Rankings

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SUNY Canton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1110
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$13,285/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,176/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

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
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.36 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
18
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
6
Online Bachelor's Programs
12
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    39%
  • Online
    29%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,743Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
470
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
65%
Varsity Athletes
12%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.4 responses
Poll
75%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.4 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • A lot of downstate NY students
    31%
  • Interesting
    31%
  • Average
    15%
  • Supportive
    8%
  • Focusing
    4%
  • Full of hardships
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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Suny Canton is a wonderful college to expand your education. I believe that everyone should further their education. Suny Canton is available to everyone and it is only a few clicks to apply! Furthermore, I recommend applying to Suny Canton because they provide a vast amount of majors and opportunities to expand your career paths.
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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.
SUNY Canton offers a wide variety of resources. Your professors and other staff members are always their to help you. Classes are small so professors will always know your name. When emailing them they email you right back. The library is always open for students, tutoring and assistance is great if you need help. They have many different activities and groups for diverse students, so nobody could feel left out. SUNY canton is a great school that people should consider attending to.