Enrollment: 2 terms per year
Financial Aid: Yes
State: New York
Street: 34 Cornell Drive
The State University of New York at Canton is a public, coeducational, residential college located on a spacious campus along the banks of the Grasse River. It was founded in 1906 as the School of Agriculture (SOA) at St. Lawrence University. SUNY Canton was the first postsecondary, two-year college in New York authorized by the Legislature.
SUNY Canton offers baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates responsive to the educational needs of an evolving technological society. The College has a record of excellence in providing an educational experience that prepares students for transfer or employment.
Students number approximately 2,600 and are taught by faculty who have both outstanding academic credentials and sound technical experience. Most have on-the-job professional experience, are licensed in their fields, and are current practitioners in their professions.
The College delivers a program of general education which provides a broad set of coherent and focused educational experiences aimed at enabling students to acquire knowledge and skills that are useful and important for all persons. It strives to provide a community that enhances the development of leadership skills and creativity; encourages intellectual, ethical, and cultural growth; promotes an appreciation of our multicultural society; and advocates physical and emotional well-being.
The another goals of the institution are to promote excellence and innovation in teaching, advance scholarship and research, encourage continuous curricular evolution, and integrate technology into educational experiences; design and implement extended and alternative programs to address the needs of national and international students, businesses, government agencies, and other specialized audiences.
The Financial Aid is available here to provide personal assistance to students and their families on a one-to-one basis from the time of initial inquiry until the completion of the student's program of study.