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SUNY Canton Quick Facts

In Fall 2020, SUNY Canton has a total enrollment of 3,122 students. 84% of these students are studying full-time while the remaining 16% are studying part-time while balancing jobs, families, and other commitments. 32% of students are non-traditional college students (over the age of 23) and 57% of students are female.

Additional Student Demographics - Fall 2020


American Indian or Native Alaskan 1%
Asian 2%
Black or African American 13%
Hispanic 11%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0%
White 65%
Multiracial 3%
Non-Resident Alien 2%
Unreported 3%

Home Residence

St. Lawrence County 28%
North Country* (not including SLC) 14%
New York City** 17%
Other New York State 37%
Outside New York State (including international) 5%

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

Family Demographics

Economically Disadvantaged 59%
First-Generation College Student 41%

Degree Type Sought

Certificate 1%
Associate 22%
Baccalaureate 73%
Non Degree 3%

Course Delivery Type

All Classes Face-to-Face* 0%
All Classes Online 50%
Mixed Delivery (Online and Face-to-Face Courses) 50%

*Limited face-to-face options offered due to COVID-19


Living On Campus 28%
Living Off Campus 72%