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Canisius College first-year enrollment jumps 15 percent this year

College president John Hurley has said the colleges' strong class this year is the result of a vigorous marketing push that includes print pieces and open houses.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Canisius College is welcoming 660 new students to campus this fall, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.

The class includes 560 freshmen and 100 transfer students.

Canisius had 680 freshmen in its 2013 class, the beginning of a half-decade of significant enrollment declines. For more on this story, please visit the Buffalo Business First website.