Canisius College

Canisius Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Canisius student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Canisius College 2021 diversity report are below.

Canisius Student Population

How Many Students Attend Canisius College?

Canisius total enrollment is approximately 3,102 students.

2,112 are undergraduates and 394 are graduate students.

Canisius Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Canisius undergraduate population is made up of 49% women, and 51% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Canisius Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,488
Black or African American 186
Hispanic 141
International 88
Unknown 85
Asian 64
Multi-Ethnic 50
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Canisius Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.

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Canisius Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 296
Black or African American 37
International 22
Hispanic 12
Multi-Ethnic 11
Asian 8
Unknown 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Canisius achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #841 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  841 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  76.09 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Canisius Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Canisius overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Canisius is ranked 2,485 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2485 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  34.44 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Canisius Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,177
Black or African American 269
Unknown 194
Hispanic 179
International 118
Asian 79
Multi-Ethnic 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Canisius College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 653
Black or African American 51
Asian 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Canisius ranks 253 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  253 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  93.35 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,590 female students and 1,512 male students at Canisius.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Canisius is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.33 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 350 female teachers and 400 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

10.36% Out of State
3.02% Out of the Country

Canisius ranks 1,049 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

10.36% of Canisius students come from out of state, and 3.02% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  51 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 26 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 517
Pennsylvania 13
Ohio 6
California 5
North Carolina 3

International Students at Canisius

Students from 36 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, Saudi Arabia, and Nigeria.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
59.87% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.55 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Canisius, 59.87% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,051
18-19 1,023
22-24 570
25-29 334
35 and over 218
30-34 171
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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