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Canisius College Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Canisius College look for in an applicant?

Review the admissions stats from recent freshman classes to have a better understanding of your chances of being admitted to Canisius College.

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What Admissions Statistics Mean for You?

Canisius Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): The Numbers Behind Student Admissions

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College Less Selective
Acceptance Rate 81%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 3,668
Accepted 2,988
Enrolled 455

Who’s Applying: Applicants by Gender

Applicants: Men - Women  43 to 57
Accepted: Men - Women  41 to 59
Enrolled: Men - Women  44 to 56

Average Test Scores

About 30% of students accepted to Canisius submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Canisius College  ( 520 to 620 )
SAT Math Scores for Canisius College  ( 530 to 630 )

Canisius received ACT scores from 6% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Canisius College  ( 24 to 31 )

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