Canisius earned the 23rd spot in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 rankings of America’s Best Regional Universities – North. The college was recognized for its first-year student retention rate, its average graduation rate, small class sizes, its student-faculty ratio and its average alumni giving rate.
According to the magazine’s 2018-19 “Best Colleges for your Money” list, Canisius is among the top third of all high-value colleges ranked nationally and the top private institution in Western New York. The rankings took into consideration 727 schools and ranked them based on 26 measures of educational quality, affordability and alumni success.
Canisius’ strong support of veterans also earned the college recognition from U.S. News & World Report. Canisius ranked 9th (for the second consecutive year) among regional universities in the North on the publication’s list of Best Colleges for Veterans. To be considered for this ranking, schools must participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, be certified for the GI Bill and have 20 or more enrolled students using GI Bill benefits to fund their tuition and fees. Schools also had to be in the top half of U.S. News’ Best Colleges ranking to be considered.
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Nate is an experienced enrollment manager who has worked at all levels of student recruitment at both the Undergraduate and Graduate level. Prior to working in his current role as Associate Director of International Admissions at Canisius in Buffalo, New York, he was a Director of Admission at a small, liberal arts college. His work has helped him understand the unique challenges and opportunities facing international recruitment in the current climate. He also has extensive experience with athletic recruitment in both NAIA and NCAA contexts.