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SUNY Canton Quick Facts

In Fall 2017, SUNY Canton had a total enrollment of 3,180 students. 84% of these students were studying full-time while the remaining 16% studied part-time while balancing jobs, families, and other commitments. 29% of students were non-traditional college students (over the age of 23) and 59% of students are female.

Additional Student Demographics

Race/Ethnicity - Fall 2017

American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Asian 1%
Black or African American 15%
Hispanic 11%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0%
White 65%
Multiracial 2%
Non-Resident Alien 2%
Unreported 2%

Home Residence

St. Lawrence County 30%
North Country* (not including SLC) 12%
New York City** 18%
Other New York State 34%
Outside New York State (including international) 5%

*Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, and Lewis counties
**Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, and Richmond counties

Family Demographics

Economically Disadvantaged 66%
First-Generation College Student 42%

Degree Type Sought

Certificate 2%
Associate 38%
Baccalaureate 57%
Non Degree 4%

Course Delivery Type

All Classes Face-to-Face 40%
All Classes Online 26%
Mixed Delivery (Online and Face-to-Face Courses) 33%

Financial Aid

For the Spring 2016 cohort of full-time, New York State residents, 79% of students received federal, state, or institutional grant aid.

No Federal, State, or Institutional Grant Aid 21%
Grant Aid Covering Between 1% and 50% of Tuition 22%
Grant Aid Covering Between 51% and 99% of Tuition 18%
Full Grant Aid Covering All of Tuition 39%

For those students receiving aid, average grant aid award amount was $6,406 (tuition was $6470.)

Office of Institutional Effectiveness
MacArthur Hall 220
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

Sarah Todd
Director of Institutional Research
Phone: (315) 379-3975
todds@canton.edu

Janel Smith
Institutional Research Assistant
Phone: (315) 386-7920
smithj@canton.edu