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Daemen University
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  • 4 Year
  • AMHERST, NY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  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 B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Daemen is a private university located in Amherst, New York in the Buffalo Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,566 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Daemen acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Nursing, Natural Sciences, and Accounting. Graduating 57% of students, Daemen alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,900.

About

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

Daemen University Rankings

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

Daemen Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,180 / 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
$21,444 / 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
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    28%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,566 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
215
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Want to learn
    38%
  • Studious and hard working
    34%
  • Diverse
    7%
  • Not focus
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • disgusting
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
62%
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 49 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Academically rigorous.
    30%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Caring
    18%
  • All of the above
    12%
  • Underwhelming
    6%
  • Concerned about our academics
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
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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