SUNY Canton Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

SUNY Canton
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The SUNY College of Technology at Canton admissions are not highly competitive--in 2016, around 80% of applicants were admitted. The school is test-optional, so applicants are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores. Along with an application, interested students will need to send in official high school transcripts and a personal essay. Check out SUNY Canton's website for more information, and get in touch with the admissions office if you have any questions.

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Admissions Data (2016):

SUNY Canton Description:

The SUNY College of Technology at Canton is a public university located in Canton, New York along the banks of the Grasse River. The scenic campus in northern New York is close to the Adirondack Mountains and the St. Lawrence River as well as major cities such as Ottawa and Montreal. St. Lawrence University is less than two miles away. SUNY Canton has an average class size of 21 students and a student faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The university offers 20 associate’s degrees and 22 bachelor’s degree majors and 14 minors as well as three online master’s degree programs in conjunction with SUNYIT.

Popular associate’s degree programs are nursing, criminal justice and liberal arts general studies, while the most common areas of study for bachelor’s students include finance, management and criminal justice. Students at SUNY Canton participate actively in campus life, with over 50 clubs and organizations.

The SUNY Canton ‘Roos compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association, and the university was approved in 2011 to become an exploratory member of the NCAA Division III.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,205 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 83% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,881 (in-state); $12,271 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,300 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,050
  • Other Expenses: $2,030
  • Total Cost: $23,261 (in-state); $27,651 (out-of-state)

SUNY Canton Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88%
    • Loans: 84%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,477
    • Loans: $6,352

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 71%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 31%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 32%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Hockey, Lacrosse, Track and Field, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Hockey, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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