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Canisius College

Buffalo, NY
#27

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A private institution founded in 1870, Canisius College resides on 36 urban acres in Buffalo, New York. Rooted in the Jesuit Roman Catholic Tradition, the school offers more than 125 majors, minors, and special programs. The Canisius College Golden Griffins varsity sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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Quick Facts


2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098

2014-2015 Tuition

$34,000 Tuition and Fees

Students

3084 undergraduate students
50% male / 50% female

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1870

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Education, General, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision, Educational Administration and Supervision, Other, Educational/Instructional Technology, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness, Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs, Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Montessori Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Reading Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, German Language Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Pre-Engineering, Operations Research, Telecommunications Technology/Technician, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Writing, General, Creative Writing, General Literature, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Animal Behavior and Ethology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Other, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Gerontology, Nutrition Sciences, Cognitive Science, Computational Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Sports Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Bible/Biblical Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Other, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Irish Studies, Women's Studies, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Theatre/Theatre Arts Management, Health and Wellness, General, Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling, Mental Health Counseling/Counselor, Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Accounting and Business/Management, Accounting and Related Services, Other, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Human Resources Management and Services, Other, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Taxation, Insurance, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication and Media Studies, Other, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer and Information Sciences, Other, Computer Science, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other, Family and Community Services, Legal Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, General Literature, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Animal Behavior and Ethology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Other, Bioinformatics, Environmental Biology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, General, Mathematics and Statistics, Theatre/Theater, Writing, Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy, Other, Religion/Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Religion/Religious Studies, Other, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Bible/Biblical Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Counseling Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other, Psychology, Other, Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Irish Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music, Other, Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management, Business/Managerial Economics, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,084
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,800
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 58
Percent of male undergraduates: 50%
Percent of female undergraduates: 50%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, sync swimming, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 2
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 12 5 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 2 1
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 2
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 9 3 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 6 5 6
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 3 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.