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SUNY Canton Quick Facts

In Fall 2021, SUNY Canton has a total enrollment of 2,891 students. 81% of these students are studying full-time while the remaining 19% are studying part-time while balancing jobs, families, and other commitments. 33% of students are non-traditional college students (over the age of 23) and 56% of students are female.

Additional Student Demographics - Fall 2021


American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Asian 2%
Black or African American 12%
Hispanic 10%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0%
White 67%
Multiracial 2%
Non-Resident Alien 2%
Unreported 3%

Home Residence

St. Lawrence County 29%
North Country* (not including SLC) 13%
New York City** 14%
Other New York State 38%
Outside New York State (including international) 6%

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

Family Demographics

Economically Disadvantaged 55%
First-Generation College Student 39%

Degree Type Sought

Certificate 2%
Associate 19%
Baccalaureate 75%
Non Degree 4%

Course Delivery Type

All Classes Face-to-Face* 18%
All Classes Online 44%
Mixed Delivery (Online and Face-to-Face Courses) 37%


Living On Campus 27%
Living Off Campus 73%