C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C+
SUNY Canton is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Empire Eight
Address
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Website
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SUNY Canton Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

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

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
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.32 responses
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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 22 responses
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  • Interesting
    36%
  • A lot of downstate NY students
    32%
  • Average
    14%
  • Focusing
    5%
  • Full of hardships
    5%
  • Wack
    5%
  • Supportive
    5%

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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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.
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I love the importance SUNY Canton places on its students success and the real world hands-on experience you get in all of the programs. I feel like I am actually being prepared for my future career, not just being taught to a test. However, the campus is in a very inconvenient spot and has some harsh weather conditions. The campus, while small, also is very hilly. If you can get past that, it's the perfect school.
What I like about Suny Canton is they have a good educational system. Most of the teachers there are very helpful and have good teaching skills. They have many student activities. I believe that they should change the attendance policy. They do not give many excused absences for important situations that may occur in your life. I also believe they should help people with their living arrangements. I say this because many people are not comfortable with living with multiple people in one room. I think they should also try to work on getting more food options in the cafeteria. That way more people will be able to go more than spending their money.