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Daemen College
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  • 4 Year
  • AMHERST, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

We are currently allowing on-campus tours and planning to reopen for the fall 2020 semester. Even though you may not be able to visit Daemen in person, we offer many ways for you to experience our campus and get your questions answered. To make an appointment virtually or on-campus call 716.839.8225 or visit daemen.edu/visit. To see our COVID-19 plans please visit us using the link provided. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

4380 MAIN ST
AMHERST, NY 14226
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
East Coast Conference
From Daemen College

Daemen College is private, nonsectarian college located in suburban Amherst, NY. with currently over 1700 undergraduate students and offering over 65 undergraduate majors. Daemen blends the support and intimacy of a small college with it's rigorous curriculum and cohort education model that drives our student-first approach to education.

With a balance of liberal studies and professional programs, Daemen students acquire the skill to solve problems creatively and think critically. At Daemen, students will learn to thrive in an inclusive environment and will recognize the importance of a global perspective. Upon graduation, Daemen students will be able to work with others and be invigorated by environments that present challenges and demand innovation.

Whether you’re a prospective first year, transfer or graduate student, at Daemen you will experience a life changing education in a supportive environment that will welcome, challenge and inspire you.

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Daemen College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,218 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,881 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Physical Therapy at Daemen College

Since 1974, when we became the first small liberal arts college in New York state accredited for the doctorate program, we have had continued success as we've graduated over 3,500 physical therapists and have networking opportunities for graduates all over the country. With direct entry for first year students and a 100% job placement rate the past 4 years it is among our most popular majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    77%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,480 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
229
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Want to learn
    43%
  • Studious and hard working
    33%
  • Not focus
    10%
  • disgusting
    5%
  • Diverse
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
58%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 41 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Academically rigorous.
    32%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • All of the above
    16%
  • Caring
    16%
  • Concerned about our academics
    4%
  • Horrible
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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