SUNY College Of Technology At Canton

SUNY College Of Technology At Canton

SUNY College of Technology at Canton, also known as SUNY Canton, is located in Canton, New York, United States. It was founded in 1906 as the School of Agriculture. It became a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System in 1948. The college adopted its present name in 1987. It offers a number of bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and one-year certificate programs. SUNY Canton is made up of the following academic units:

  • School of Business & Liberal Arts
  • School of Engineering Technology
  • School of Science, Health & Public Service

SUNY Canton participates in a wide variety of sports including soccer, basketball, cross county, hockey, softball, and hockey. Their athletic teams are nicknamed the Kangaroos. They are members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and compete in the Sunrise Conference.

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SUNY College of Technology at Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton , NY 13617-1098
General Phone: (315) 386-7011

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SUNY Canton Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement118criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, corrections and criminal justice
Liberal Arts83liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management70business management, business administration, accounting technology, finance, business and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine55registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology51dental hygienist, veterinary assistant
Mechanics and Repair47HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance tech, automobile mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Engineering Technician43civil engineering tech, electronics tech, HVAC tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Medicine29health professions
Funeral and Mortuary Science24funeral and mortuary
Construction Trades23power transmission, property management, construction trades
Computer Science and Engineering21information science, computer support
Medical Administration14health care administration, health care facilities management
Education and Teaching13early childhood education
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling9physical therapist assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7occupational therapist assistant

Number of programs and degrees for SUNY Canton in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree46722
Bachelor's degree858
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7810

SUNY Canton Student Body

In 2007-2008, SUNY Canton had a total enrollment of 2,737 students (2,329 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 57%
Women 43%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 38%
20-21 26%
22-24 12%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York96%
(International Students)1%
New Jersey1%

SUNY Canton Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

SUNY Canton Room and Board (2007)

SUNY Canton offers campus housing for 1,072 of its 2,329 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Canton, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

SUNY Canton Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

SUNY Canton Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,624
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,484
Room and board $ 8,970
Room charge $ 5,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,770
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 1,690

Financial Aid:
SUNY Canton participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 285500)

SUNY Canton Faculty

SUNY Canton has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4029
Non-tenured and not on tenure track64

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$76,8715$72,492
Associate professoracademic year12$65,7599$59,730
Assistant professoracademic year24$54,38022$54,939
Instructoracademic year8$47,9485$48,398
All faculty totalacademic year55$60,42541$57,333

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

SUNY Canton Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Sunrise Conference
Baseball Sunrise Conference
Track Sunrise Conference

SUNY Canton Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Finance, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Information Science/Studies

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Construction Trades, Other
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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