Canisius College

Canisius College
Type Private
Established 1870 (1870)
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
President John J. Hurley
Location Buffalo, New York, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gold
Nickname Griffins

Canisius College was founded in 1870 by members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) from Germany and is named after St. Peter Canisius. It is a private college in the Hamlin Park neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, United States. One of 28 Jesuit institutions in the nation, Canisius offers 145 undergraduate majors and minors and around 35 master’s and certificate programs. With the George E. Schreiner '43, MD, Pre-Medical Center as an asset, the college caters strongly to the biological and health science fields and holds close relationships with both the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM).

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Bioinformatics
120 credit hours, completed in roughly four years; "Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all major courses" with a couple of exceptions.
Available online? No
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