SUNY Canton Quick Facts

By the Numbers: 2900 Total Enrollments, 85% Students Receiving Financial Aid, 19 Average Class Size, 20 Average Age, 500 Online Classes, 75 Student Orgs

SUNY Canton draws students from all over the Northeast, with the majority coming from within New York State.

Students have the opportunity to cross-register with Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, and SUNY Potsdam through the Associated Colleges agreement.

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Besides Clubs, there are numerous entertainment opportunities available each week, including:

  • Comedians and Bands
  • Trips, intramurals, festivals
  • Motivational and educational speakers

Students may also sit on many campus-wide committees, such as:

  • Student Government Association
  • College Activities Board
  • Commencement
  • College Council

Student Organizations

SUNY Canton has more than fifty student organizations to join, including academic clubs. Here are a few examples:

  • Afro-Latin Society
  • Outdoor Adventures Club
  • Greek Council
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Karate Club
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Automotive Club
  • Criminal Justice Student Association
  • Sassy Steppers

Academic Support Services

Helping students achieve their highest potential both personally and professionally.


SUNY Canton offers a variety of recreational and athletic opportunities.

  • Member of the NCAA Division III
  • 17 varsity sports teams
  • Member of North Atlantic Conference (NAC)
  • Intramural teams such as: dodgeball, flag football, soccer and volleyball

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Facilities include:

  • Ice Arena
  • Lap Pool
  • Field House with Basketball Courts and Indoor Track
  • Fitness Center
  • Lighted Synthetic Turf Field
  • Cross-Country Ski/Running Trails