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Canisius Scores High in College Rankings

The college ranking season is upon us and Canisius earned its fair share of accolades scoring high on numerous lists.  Here are the highlights:

U.S. News and World Report (2019)

#23 – America’s Best Regional Universities – North

#10 – Best Value Schools – Regional Universities North

#9 – Best Colleges for Veterans – Regional Universities North

Wehle School of Business

#7 – Undergraduate Business Program (small, private institutions nationally)

  • Top 10% – Undergraduate Accounting Program nationally
    • One of only two New York State programs and the only WNY program on list
  • Top 5% – Undergraduate Finance Program nationally
    • One of only four New York State programs and the only WNY program on list (2018-19)

#15 – Best Online Colleges in New York State

Money magazine (2018-19)

Top third of “Best Colleges for Your Money”

Top Private Institution in WNY

For additional details about each ranking, including methodology, please click here.


Submitted by: College Communications



Suicide Prevention Training

The Counseling Center is offering suicide prevention training for students, faculty and staff.  QPR, the “CPR for suicide prevention,” will be offered September 13 at 3:00 p.m. in Old Main 221.

QPR stands for Question the person about suicide, Persuade the person to get help and Refer the person for help. QPR is designed to increase one’s ability to recognize suicidal thoughts and behaviors and to refer the person who is at risk to a professional resource. Those who have previously participated in this workshop are encouraged to take it again to refresh their skills.

Email Jillian Kelly at  or call the Counseling Center at Ext. 2620 to reserve a seat. Space is limited. To learn more about QPR, along with how to help students in distress, click here.

Submitted by: Eileen Niland, director, Counseling Center

ArtsCanisius to Host Rose Ensemble

ArtsCanisius presents The Rose Ensemble’s production of a “Land of Three Faiths: Voices of Ancient Mediterranean Jews, Christians and Muslims” on Thursday, October 4 featuring a public lecture at 10:00 a.m. and a free performance followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Montante Center.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a mix of classical and sacred instruments. The production of “Land of Three Faiths” embarks on a captivating journey of language, spirituality and cultural exchange, connecting faiths through extrinsic vocal styles and age-old traditions. The program explores the three religions and the devastating chapters that compose their histories.

To reserve your free tickets today, contact the Fine Arts Department at (716) 888-2542.

This production of The Rose Ensemble is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Submitted by: College Communications