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Canisius Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is Canisius College? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Canisius. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Canisius Student Population

2,820 Total Students
1,915 Undergraduates
382 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Canisius College?

Canisius total enrollment is approximately 2,820 students. 1,915 are undergraduates and 382 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.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Canisius Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,353
Black or African American 181
Hispanic 129
Unknown 72
International 71
Asian 55
Multi-Ethnic 46
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Canisius Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 55% of full-time grad students are women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Canisius Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 286
Black or African American 30
International 22
Hispanic 21
Multi-Ethnic 10
Asian 6
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Canisius Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,032
Black or African American 239
Hispanic 172
Unknown 124
International 103
Asian 70
Multi-Ethnic 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Canisius College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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

Learn more about the faculty at Canisius.

Canisius Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,476 female students and 1,344 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.


More about Canisius faculty.

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.


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.

Learn more about international students at Canisius.

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%.

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


*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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