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Canisius College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Buffalo, NY

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$44,488
Tuition and Fees
$30,230
Room and Board
$11,758
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,500
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002681
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
503 (91.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
423 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
423 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
149 (35.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$27,579
Need-Based Gift
Received by 423 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,787
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 294 (69.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,626
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 167 (39.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
124 (22.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,218

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,708 (81.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,464 (85.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,459 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
435 (29.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$24,265
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,448 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,355
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,050 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,084
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 475 (32.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
539 (25.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,982

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,503
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,532
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Number of Awards
47
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
48
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
419
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,698

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