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|Canisius College (Buffalo)|
|City:||Buffalo, New York|
|Named after:||St. Peter Canisius|
|President:||Fr. Vincent Cooke S.J.|
|Faculty:||217 full time professors|
|Students:||3,468 undergraduates and 1,389 graduate|
|Campus:||58 acres 37 buildings|
|Athletics:||NCAA Division I|
|Motto:||"Where leaders are made"|
|Colors:||Blue and Gold|
|Conference:||MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)|
|Address & Contact Information|
|Address:||2001 Main Street|
Canisius College is a Jesuit college in the United States in Buffalo, New York. It was founded in 1870 by the Jesuits and is named for St. Peter Canisius, a Dutch Jesuit of the 16th century, who spent his active life as an apostle to post-Reformation Germany. The school is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Canisius as one of the best regional schools in its North region. As of 2007, Canisius College has 3,468 undergraduates and 1,389 graduate students. The freshman class of 2010 currently contains 755 students. The 58-acre campus houses 37 buildings. The mascot is the "golden griffin." The school colors are blue and gold. The school uses the tag line "Where leaders are made." The current president is Fr. Vincent Cooke S.J.
Canisius was included in Kaplan's list of America's 367 Most Interesting Schools and has more than 70 majors, minors and special programs through the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business, and the School of Education and Human Services.
2001 Main Street; Buffalo, New York 14208-1098.