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Canisius College

Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098

Official telephone: (716) 888-2200
Fax number: (716) 888-3220
Canisius College
Screen last updated on: December 2019
Year established: 1870
Type of school: college, private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, graduate school
Religious affiliation: yes, Roman Catholic Church (Society of Jesus)
Campus enrollment: 3,244 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution, became coeducational in 1965
Location description: in or near a small/medium city (pop. 75,000-300,000)

Street address: Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Mailing address: Canisius College
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Main telephone numbers: 716 888-2200
716 888-3220 (fax)

Canisius College
Main homepage:
Graduate studies homepage: https://
Campus map:

SAT number: 2073
ACT number: 2690
FAFSA number: 002681
FICE number: 2681

Canisius College is the largest private university in Western New York. Canisius is one of 28 Jesuit colleges in the nation and is consistently ranked among the top regional colleges in the Northeast. Founded in 1870 by German Jesuits, Canisius College is named for St. Peter Canisius, a renowned Dutch educator and one of the original members of the Society of Jesus. What began in a single building in downtown Buffalo now consists of 32 buildings located on 72 acres in a residential neighborhood in North-Central Buffalo.

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