Canisius College

Men's D1 Coach: Mark Miyashita
5 / 10
2,398 Undergrads / 3,464 Students
6 / 10
$20,592 Net Price
2 / 10
78% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Metro Atlantic (MAAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
62% / 69%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Brethren Church
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled for upstate New York areas such as Ithaca, Albany and Poughkeepsie. The team also travels to Boston and out west to Denver, CO. Other trips in the past include Jacksonville, FL.

Recruit Commits
Garet Long Woodbury High School Woodbury, MN Goal
Zach Nestor Fayetteville-Manlius Fayetteville, NY Mid
Ben Mazur Lancaster Lancaster, NY Goal
Trevor Folsom St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Buffalo, NY Faceoff, Mid
Trevor Folsom St. Joseph's Collegiate Buffalo, NY Mid
Ben Mazur Lancaster Lancaster, NY Goal
C.J. Goss St. Joseph's Collegiate Buffalo, NY LSM
Jake Lemon Tampa Jesuit Tampa, FL Att, Mid
Sean Traynor Valor Christian Denver, CO Mid, Att
Ryan Sharkey Archbishop Stepinac White Plains, NY LSM
Lucca Huggins LakeForest / IMG Academy Lake Forest, IL Mid
Brady Kearnan Holy Trinity Richmond Hill, ON Att, Mid
Anthony Pezzimenti Victor Victor, NY Mid
Brett Beetow Lancaster Lancaster, NY Att
Jacob Buck Churchville-Chili Chili, NY Att
Trevor Folsom St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Buffalo, NY Faceoff, Mid
Matt Vavonese Christian Brothers Academy Syracuse, NY Goal
Jake Hardy Windsor High School Windsor, CO LSM, Def
Brady D'Hont Penfield Rochester, NY Def
Jake Cotter Medina New York, NY Mid, Mid
Mike Carbone Peal River High School Pearl River , NY Mid
Jake Hardy Windsor Windsor, CO LSM
Matt Vavonese Christian Brothers Academy Syracuse, NY Goal
Tyler Heinchon Dripping Springs Dripping Springs, TX Mid
Ryan Cicci Fayetteville-Manlius Manlius, NY Mid
Trevor Folsom St. Joseph's Collegiate Buffalo, NY Mid, Faceoff
Jacob Lutz Canisius Buffalo, NY Def, LSM
Ryan Wierzbicki St. Francis Orchard Park, NY Mid
Jake Hardy Windsor High School Windsor, CO LSM, Def
Brady D'Hont Penfield Rochester, NY Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Canisius College Coaches
Jul 30-31 '18
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
Oct 14 '18
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
Feb 25 '19
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
Mar 3 '19
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
Jul 29 '19
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
Oct 13 '19
Buffalo, NY
Men's 13-18
2001 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14208, Buffalo, NY, 14208 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Buffalo/Niagara New York Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Rochester New York Area
  • Canada
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Toronto Canada Area
  • Syracuse New York Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Albany New York Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Netherlands
Where Grads Work
  • M&T Bank
  • University at Buffalo
  • Citi
  • Ingram Micro
  • First Niagara Bank
  • HSBC
  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • Bank of America
  • HealthNow New York Inc.
  • Moog Inc.
  • Praxair
  • Independent Health
  • US Army
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Community and Social Services
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Accounting
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
480 - 590
520 - 630
1050 - 1260
22 - 28
23 - 28
22 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 4,488 1,999 2,489
% Admitted 78% 79% 77%
% Admits That Enroll 16% 18% 14%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (27%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (17%)
    Social Sciences (9%)
    Psychology (9%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Education (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (3%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$36,454
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$13,218
    Personal Expenses$1,500
    Sticker Price$52,172

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$26,244
    Federal Grants38%$4,879
    Pell Grants37%$4,184
    Other Federal26%$1,082
    State & Local Grants51%$3,048
    Institutional Grants99%$22,909
    Student Loans75%$8,720
    Federal Loans75%$5,939
    Other Loans17%$12,407

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $124 Million $35,726

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $20,500 $266

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,409 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $47,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.4 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 62% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    The Und1sputed Showcase Mens
    Jul 12 '19
    NY: Hicksville
    iD Showcase
    Jun 17-18 '19
    MN: Blaine
    T99 Texas Showcase
    Jun 1-2 '19
    TX: Dallas
    The Und1sputed Showcase Mens
    Jul 13 '18
    NY: Hicksville
    FLG in 3D Summer Shootout
    Jul 13-15 '18
    MD: Boyds
    All Canada Mens
    Jun 26-28 '18
    ON: Oshawa
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 5 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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