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SUNY Canton Quick Facts

By the Numbers...Great Majors, Great Careers.

  • 3100 Total Student Enrollment
  • 85% Students that receive Financial Aid
  • 17 Average class size
  • $45 Million - Athletic center now open
  • 75 minutes to Ottawa, Canada's capital
  • 555 Acres of scenic SUNY Canton campus
  • 20 the average age of our students

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.

What's Going On...

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

Many special programs and support services exist for our students. SUNY Canton is highly ranked in SUNY for Student Support Services.

  • Academic Computing Center
  • Science Tutoring and Learning Center
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
  • Student Support Services Program
  • Career Services and Advising
  • Accommodative Services
  • Math Lab
  • Writing Center
  • Tutoring Center
  • Counseling Center
  • Health Services


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