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SUNY Canton is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains along the banks of the Grasse River in Canton, New York. SUNY Canton is a vibrant and caring community that supports learning and growing together. The College has a strong record of excellence in providing a career-driven, hands-on educational experience. Our keys to success include: • Providing an affordable, accessible education. • Keeping students’ best interests at the center of everything we do. • Creating an environment to encourage personal and professional growth. • Fostering a diverse environment and promoting the free exchange of ideas within a global perspective. • Offering flexible and convenient educational options.

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About SUNY Canton





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-Jamal Honore, Trinidad

• 3,800 students • More than 20 countries represented • On-campus housing available • Career Services Office on campus • Merit-based scholarships available • On-campus employment opportunities • More than 50 clubs and organizations • Internship and volunteer opportunities • Daily campus events and activities • Intercollegiate athletics, clubs, and intramurals • Unique restaurants, quaint downtown shops, and entertainment spots • 11,000 students studying at four colleges within 16 kilometers • Strong support services for international students • Adirondack Mountains and the Thousand Islands Region are only an hour away

Fast Facts

“The faculty and students at the institution, along with the members of the community, are very friendly and welcoming. I’ve been able to mature as a student and as an individual at SUNY Canton, and I’m lucky to have had such a fulfilling college experience.”

Dual Degree Programs Academic Programs Canino School of Engineering Technology

School of Science, Health & Criminal Justice

School of Business and Liberal Arts

Environmental and Engineering Technology: Alternative & Renewable Energy Systems (B.Tech) Civil & Environmental Technology (B.Tech) Electrical Technology (B.Tech) Industrial Technology Management (B.Tech) Mechanical Technology (B.Tech) Air Conditioning Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) Civil Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) Construction Technology: Management (A.A.S.) Electrical Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) Engineering Science (A.S.) Mechanical Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)

Criminal Justice: Criminal Investigation (B.Tech) Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Leadership (B.Tech) Homeland Security (B.Tech) Criminal Justice (A.A.S.) Criminal Justice Studies (Certificate)

Business & Management: Finance (B.B.A.) Management (B.B.A.) Health Care Management (B.Tech) Emergency Management (B.Tech) Accounting (A.A.S.) Business Administration (A.S., A.A.S.) Individual Studies: Business (A.A.S.)

Technology: Automotive Technology (A.A.S.) General Technology (A.A.S.) Air Conditioning Maintenance & Repair (Certificate) Electrical Construction & Maintenance (Certificate) Heating & Plumbing Service (Certificate) Powersports Performance & Repair (Certificate)

Health Services: Dental Hygiene, 2+2, (B.Tech)* Funeral Services Administration (B.Tech) Nursing, 2+2, (B.S.)* Veterinary Services Management, 2+2, (B.Tech)* Veterinary Technology (B.S.)* Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.)* Nursing (A.A.S.)* Physical Therapist Assistant (A.A.S.)* Veterinary Science Technology (A.A.S.)* Practical Nursing (Certificate)*

Information and Computer Technology: Graphic & Multimedia Design (B.Tech) Information Technology (B.Tech) Computer Information Systems (A.A.S.)

Sports Management/Fitness Promotion: Sports Management (B.B.A.) Health & Fitness Promotion, 2+2, (B.Tech)

Professional Studies: Applied Psychology (B.S.) Legal Studies (B.Tech) Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies (A.A., A.S.) Apprentice Training: Industrial Trades (A.A.S.) Early Childhood (A.S.)

Bachelor Degrees B.B.A., B.S. & B. Tech

Associate Degrees A.A., A.A.S., A.S.

*Selective Admission Programs

Student Activities “The beauty of SUNY Canton amazes the students each year. It is a diverse campus community where fun filled activities are available weekly.� -Antonio James, Jamaica

Short-term Summer Programs On Campus For a complete list of summer classes visit:

Small Business Management

ESL Program: Conditional Admission • SUNY Canton offers conditional admission to those students who do not meet the English Proficiency Requirement. • Upon completion of an ESL program at FultonMontgomery Community College, students will be fully admitted at SUNY Canton.

This non-credit program runs for three weeks. Students participating in this program will be involved in the morning academic lectures and workshops that offer insight into small business development concepts followed by visits to the area small businesses. The program also includes afternoon and weekend field trips and excursions. Students can expect to gain a better understanding of the small business development, concepts related to small business management and the ways businesses should operate to be successful.

“Thank you for such a great opportunity to gain cultural experience and improve economic knowledge!” – Alexander Volkov, Moscow State University Student

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Culture The three-week program provides English language learners the opportunity to continue developing reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Formal instruction occurs in the mornings with field and cultural trips scheduled during afternoons and on weekends.

International On-Campus Students Admission Requirements Application deadlines: • International Applicants (excluding Canadians) Fall, July 1 — Spring, December 1 • Canadians and Transfer Students from a U.S. University Fall, July 15 — Spring, December 15 Apply at The following must be submitted to begin the admission process: ■■ SUNY application and $50 (USD) processing fee. ■■ Autobiographical essay. ■■ Official high school transcripts/exam results. ■■ Official college and university transcripts from the institution attended.*


■■ If you are not already in the U.S., a photocopy of the photo identification page in your passport.

TUITION & FEES ASSOCIATE   per semester...............................$6,300

■■ Official results of the TOEFL or IELTS sent directly from the testing service. The minimum TOEFL score of 500 on the paper-based or 61 IBT or minimum IELTS of 6.0 required.

ROOM & BOARD   (based on room arrangement   you choose) per semester ....................$4,945–$6,895 HEALTH INSURANCE IS INCLUDED WITH FEES   * For the best up-to-date cost estimates, visit

■■ Financial documentation showing sufficient funds. * Transcripts from universities attended outside of the U.S. need to be evaluated by a credentaling service (i.e. WES, ECE, etc)



For more information on any of the international programs, contact: Erin Lassial, Coordinator of International Student Initiatives Office: 315.386.7608 / Fax: 315.386.7907 /

Julia Radley, Coordinator of International Admissions Office: 315.386.7123 / Fax: 315.386.7929 /

34 Cornell Drive Canton, NY 13617

2013-14 International Viewbook