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 3,278 students (85% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • SUNY College of Technology at Canton is the only community colleges within Saint Lawrence County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to SUNY College of Technology at Canton is Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science (47.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
SUNY College of Technology at Canton(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty158 staff81 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 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The SUNY College of Technology at Canton diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,278 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:128:1
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# Full-Time Students2,793 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students485 students538 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,250451
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
5%
19%
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% Black
9%
17%
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% White
69%
49%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
9%
4%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
Diversity Score0.500.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,300$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,519 is more than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,689 is more than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,519$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,689$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,147$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,549
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Acceptance Rate81%70%
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Source: 2016 (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.

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