U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
SUNY College of Technology--Canton is a public institution that was founded in 1906. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,825, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 555 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. SUNY College of Technology--Canton's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,970 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,580 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
SUNY Canton is growing in nearly every way imaginable. Record-breaking enrollment, new facilities, innovative international programs, and new career-oriented bachelor's degrees are just a few examples of how the college is experiencing remarkable success.
In Fall 2011, the college welcomed its largest and most academically prepared freshman class of 953. Total enrollment was an unsurpassed 3,862.
SUNY Canton has record applications for the Fall 2012 semester. Approximately 4,600 first-time freshmen have applied to attend (current statistics, May 2012) compared to last year's 3860 first-time applications.
SUNY Canton added bachelor's degrees in veterinary technology and health and fitness promotion. The veterinary technology degree gives students in the two-year program more advanced options and has become one of the most popular new majors for incoming freshmen. Health and fitness promotion is an extension of the 2-year physical therapist assistant program.
The college recently announced that it would be adding a Bachelor of Science in applied psychology for the Fall 2012 Semester.
The college has two new study abroad programs allowing students to travel to Guangdong, and Beijing, China and to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
SUNY Canton celebrated the completion of the new Grasse River Suites and the new Convocation, Athletic, and Recreation Center, nicknamed Roos House, during the fall 2011 semester. The College's two newest buildings have dramatically enhanced the overall atmosphere of the campus and significantly aided the College's overall growth.
The $45 million Roos House added a new field house, ice rink, pool, fitness center, and office space for athletic and coaching staff. Between home games and student recreation, the building has become a hub of activity on campus.
The $26 million Grasse River Suites offers upperclassmen an independent apartment-style living option on campus and is helping the College house more students than ever before. The newest residence hall was built without funding from New York State or its taxpayers.
The College is currently planning two additional residence halls and completely renovated science labs to continue its overall physical expansion.
The SUNY Canton Kangaroos athletic teams participated in its NCAA exploratory year, the first step in a process the College hopes will eventually lead to provisional and full-fledged Division III membership. The College began offering women's volleyball, men's golf, and new varsity teams in men's and women's lacrosse.
The online branch of the college offers approximately 185 courses each semester, allowing students the flexibility to take courses from anywhere, and likewise allowing faculty members to teach from anywhere. Primarily online supplementary semesters saw approximately 20 percent growth from the previous academic year. Approximately 1,430 students enrolled in Winterterm courses during the 2011-2012 session, and similarly, more than 1,400 students enrolled in the 2011 Summerterm session.
The College operates on a four-day academic schedule, to add to its convenience and flexibility. Students can use Fridays to spend time with their families, work, or catch up on their individual academic projects. This is part of the College's overall cost-saving strategies and green initiative. Commuter students and faculty save money on gas and the college saves utility money and resources by closing classrooms and areas not in use.
More about SUNY Canton
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to SUNY College of Technology--Canton, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 26. The application fee at SUNY College of Technology--Canton is $40. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 73.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||73.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 26|
The student-faculty ratio at SUNY College of Technology--Canton is 21:1, and the school has 34.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at SUNY College of Technology--Canton include: Finance, General; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.0 percent.
SUNY College of Technology--Canton has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,825, with a gender distribution of 47.7 percent male students and 52.3 percent female students. At this school, 35.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 65.0 percent of students live off campus. SUNY College of Technology--Canton is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
|Student gender distribution|
|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
SUNY College of Technology--Canton offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. SUNY College of Technology--Canton also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at SUNY College of Technology--Canton.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At SUNY College of Technology--Canton, 86.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,481.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,970 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,580 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,440 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics|
* Overview details based on 2011 data