Important Dates

Open House

Saturday, October 17
Sunday, October 18
Tuesday, October 20

Please click here to request a private tour on a different date.

Crusader For The Day

Eighth grade boys and potential transfer students can spend a school day as Crusaders For The Day to experience life at Canisius.


Entrance Exam Tutorial Course

Prepare for the Entrance Exam with a course that runs three Saturdays, 9:00-11:30am:

  • October 31, 2020
  • November 7, 2020
  • November 14, 2020


Tuition Assistance 

Candidates for admission to ninth grade at Canisius can submit TADS tuition assistance applications from November 1 through December 15. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be processed in time for the January admission notification period. Click the button below for the application.

See Us In Action

New dates will be announced soon. Please check back.

Entrance & Scholarship Exam

Saturday, November 21, 2020, 8:30am-12:00

Alternate dates will be announced soon for those who are unable to take the test on Nov. 21.

Candidates for admission to ninth grade at Canisius must take the Entrance and Scholarship Exam and complete the standardized Diocese of Buffalo high school application. Click the button below. Please select Canisius as your first choice school on the application. 

Transfer students do not take the Entrance Exam; Click here for transfer application information.

Acceptance Packets 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 2024 on January 23, 2020.

Registration for the Class of 2025

Date TBA

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, April 4, 2020 at 9:00am
    ***Postponed. New date TBA***

Higher Achievement Program

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

Check back again for summer 2021 dates.

Wonder Week Workshops

For rising 6th and 7th grade boys

Check back again as we add new dates for the following:

Have admissions questions? Contact us at admissions@canisiushigh.org or 716.882.0466.