Why choose to study at Canisius College? Consistently ranked among the top institutions in the Northeast, Canisius is a master’s-level college and one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the nation. At Canisius, they prepare students for lives of intellectual exploration, service, and leadership through a core curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and a broad range of learning experiences.
“Canisius” has its roots in the Jesuit community that arose from disputed ownership of St. Louis Church in Buffalo in 1851. Rev. Lucas Caveng, a German Jesuit, along with 19 families from St. Louis Church, founded St. Michael’s Church on Washington St. The college followed, primarily for serving sons of German immigrants, along with the high school in 1870, first at 434 Ellicott St. and next to St. Michael’s. In 1913 construction of the Old Main building at 2001 Main St. was completed. The early presidents of the college were German Jesuits.
Application Deadline: Canisius adheres to a rolling admission policy that allows students to apply at any time until the class is full. Canisius offers early action with a deadline of 1st November.
Value of Award: $7,500
Number of Awards: Not Mentioned
- Applicants must be international first-year and transfer students.
- Applicant must have a High School Average of 85-94%.
- Applicants must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
English language proficiency tests:
TOEFL 79 IBT or 550 PBT
IELTS 6.5 overall
SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing Score 560+
ACT English & Reading Test Sections Combined Score 42+
Duolingo English Test minimum score of 105
ELS Level 112
PTE Academic Minimum score of 65
GTEC Minimum score of 1200
CAEL 70 overall.
How to Apply: Applicants can make admission applications via Common Application portal or the Canisius College Application portal. Awardees for the scholarship will be considered on the basis of their admission application. No separate scholarship application is required.
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