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Living in Canton

What is There to Do in Canton? Everything!

Malone University in Canton, Ohio is ideally situated near schools, medical care, corporations, and recreation, so you’ll enjoy countless possibilities for off-campus jobs and internships, co-op and practicum experiences, and student teaching.

For fun, Canton boasts a variety of meeting places, dining hot-spots, cultural attractions and recreational destinations. And within an hour’s drive, hit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, the woods and trails of The Wilderness Center, the Cleveland Metropark Zoo, canoe liveries, more than 40 golf courses, outstanding museums of art and natural history, Cleveland’s Gateway Center, and all the fun of Ohio’s “North Coast.”

Canton Statistics

Founded in 1805
City Population 78,000
Metro Population 407,000

Where Malone Students Go

Movie 10 (50 cent Mondays)
Local Thrift Shops
College Bowl and Eastbury Lanes
North Canton Skate Center
Muggswigz Coffee Shop
Applebee’s (for half-price appetizers in the evening)
First Fridays
Milk and Honey

Historical and Local Attractions

Canton Classic Car Museum
Canton Memorial Civic Center
Center Ice Skating Arena (NHL-sized rink)
McKinley National Monument
McKinley Museum
National First Lady’s Library
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Cultural Attractions

Cultural Center for the Arts
Canton Museum of Art
Canton Palace Theater
Canton Symphony Orchestra

Airports and Travel

Public transportation by SARTA
Akron Canton Airport (10 minutes)
Cleveland International Airport (50 minutes)


There are 380 churches in the Canton metro area that represent more than 40 denominations


Mercy Medical
Aultman Hospital


There are ten different school districts within the Canton metro area, within 20 minutes of Malone’s campus


There are more restaurants per capita in the Canton metro area than in New York City! Local restaurants plus dozens of national chain restaurants like TGI Fridays, Chipotle, Carrabba’s, Bravo, and others are a short five-minute drive from Malone.


The Westfield Shopping Mall offers large national department stores like Macy’s, Sears, and Dillard’s. Other magnet stores like Target, Kohl’s, Old Navy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bed Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Books-A-Million and so many more…all located within a five-minute drive.