Important Dates

Now accepting applicants for the 2019-20 school year, both freshmen and transfer students.

Open House

  • Fall 2019 dates are coming soon.

All are welcome at Canisius High School at Open House!
If you can't make it to Open House, please contact the office of admission for a tour.

Crusader For The Day

Eighth graders have the opportunity to spend a day attending Canisius as Crusaders For The Day and experiencing the excellence of the Canisius Community. Click the button below to schedule your day.


Entrance Exam Tutorial Course

Three Saturdays, 8:30-11:30am:

  • Fall 2019 dates are coming soon.

Tuition Assistance 

Families applying to Canisius for the Class of 2023 may submit TADS tuition assistance applications from November 1 through December 14, 2018. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be processed in time for the January 24, 2019 admission notification period. Click the button below for the application.

Entrance & Scholarship Exam

Candidates for admission to ninth grade at Canisius must take the Entrance and Scholarship Exam.

We offer the exam each month on the last Friday of the month, starting at 8:30 a.m. Please call 716-882-0466 or email to sign up, or to arrange an alternative exam date.

Candidates for admission to ninth grade must also complete the standardized Diocese of Buffalo high school application. Click the button below. Please select Canisius as your first choice school on the application. If you have questions, please call the office of admission at 882-0466.


Acceptance Packages Mailed to Applicants

Notice of acceptance, academic merit scholarships and tuition grants were mailed to both first and second choice applicants for the Class of 2023 on January 24, 2019.

It's not too late to apply though. Please contact the office of admission at 882-0466.

Registration for the Class of 2023

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:00am
If you missed registration day, please contact the office of admission at 882-0466 to schedule a time to register.

Seventh Grade Practice Exam

Boys currently in seventh grade are invited to take a version of the Entrance and Scholarship Exam for practice. The practice exam helps students become familiar with the exam format by taking the exam under actual testing conditions. 

  • Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 9:00am
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:00am

Check back again for future dates for the practice exam.

See Us In Action Day

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Boys currently in grades 7-10, and their parents, are invited to visit on May 8 for "See Us In Action Day."

Meet teachers and current students, and explore the campus including our modern science and technology classrooms, new center for the arts, and state of the art athletic facilities.

Stay tuned for the date of our next See Us In Action Day.

Higher Achievement Program

The Higher Achievement Program (HAP) summer camp is specifically designed rising 8th grade boys. 

  • July 1-31

Wonder Week Workshops

For rising 6th and 7th grade boys

Have admissions questions? Contact the office of admission at or 882-0466.