SUNY College of Technology at Canton

  • SUNY Canton College of Technology, a comprehensive, residential college in the State University of New York system, prepares students in a safe and supportive environment in a way that celebrates success and discourages failure. The College serves a culturally diverse statewide audience and educates people for responsible membership in an ever changing technological society.

School Highlights

SUNY College of Technology at Canton serves 3,223 students (86% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 444 teachers has grown by 136% over five years.
SUNY College of Technology at Canton(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty444 staff158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of SUNY College of Technology at Canton has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The SUNY College of Technology at Canton diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,223 students1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:111:1
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# Full-Time Students2,784 students858 students
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# Part-Time Students439 students579 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,250 students408 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
1%
8%
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% Hispanic
11%
24%
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% Black
13%
19%
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% White
65%
39%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.550.74
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,519 is more than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,689 is more than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,519$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,689$10,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$14,216
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,433$5,500
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Acceptance Rate85%75%
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SAT Reading495510
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SAT Math485495
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ACT Composite2021
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ACT English1819
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ACT Math2020
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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. Its northern location places SUNY Canton close to the Adirondack Mountains, the St. Lawrence River, and major Canadian cities such as Ottawa and Montreal. Originally 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. In 1941, SOA was renamed the New York State Agricultural and Technical Institute (ATI). ATI became a member college of the State University of New York in 1948. To recognize advanced technology programs added in the 1950's and '60's, the college underwent another name change in 1965, this time becoming the State University of New York Agricultural and Technical College at Canton, or ATC. In 1987, the University's Board of Trustees authorized yet another name change -- to the college's present designation as State University of New York College of Technology at Canton. SUNY Canton cultivates the minds of tomorrow as Northern New York's two and four-year college for technology, health, management and public service. SUNY Canton offers seven majors leading to bachelor degrees, 23 programs leading to associate degrees, and 12 programs leading to one-year certificates. Numerous articulation agreements with other institutions provide for other opportunities in fields such as business administration, forestry and medicine. Graduates of two-year programs may either stay and continue on in one of the bachelor degree programs, transfer to another institution, or begin their career immediately. Academic facilities include eight classroom buildings, containing many specialized labs for practice in technology-based disciplines; Southworth Library, which houses more than 65,000 volumes, 6,000 microfilms, 300 periodical subscriptions and 1,500 video and audio recordings, and access to more than 25 electronic information research databases. The State University of New York at Canton is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to SUNY College of Technology at Canton is Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science (43.5 miles away).
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    (518) 562-4200
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  • Champlain College
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    (802) 860-2700
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