Apply to Canisius

Canisius University is a unique place. From outstanding academics and holistic support to dedicated faculty-mentors and a collaborative community of Griffs, you’ll find things here that you can’t get just anywhere. 

But what really makes us stand out? It’s students like you. When you apply, we want to get to know you. Show us your talents and passions, and tell us about your background and goals – in those things that make you, you. Because it’s the authentic you that makes Canisius.

Apply without any cost and take the first step towards your future success.


Freshman/First-Year and transfer Students

Apply for free with Canisius Application   Apply with Common Application

Please contact us anytime with questions or concerns
Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: (716) 888-2200
Toll free: 1-800-843-1517
Fax: (716) 888-3230
Email: @email


Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis, with entry terms in the Fall, Spring & Summer. Visit our Graduate Programs for specific program requirements. 

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Learn More About Graduate Admissions

Please contact us anytime with questions or concerns
Graduate Admissions
Phone: (716) 888-2545
Toll free: 1 (800) 950–2505
Fax: (716) 888-3195
Email: @email