Daemen College

Amherst, NY

Daemen College

Amherst, NY

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$28,580

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

74%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,744
Declined 1,785
Total Received 3,529
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Private

1,739

undergraduate students

897

graduate students

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School Facts

Daemen College, founded in 1947, is a small, private, comprehensive college with a mixture of liberal arts and career programs. Daemen offers bachelor's, master's, and clinical doctorate degrees as well as a post-secondary certificate and post-baccalaureate and post-master's certificates. Its 35-acre campus is located in Amherst, N.Y., a suburb of Buffalo, NY.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,636
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

35-acre, suburban campus in Amherst (population: 126,082), nine miles from Buffalo. Major airport, bus, and train serve Buffalo. School operates transportation to off-campus health clinic. Public transportation serves campus. Satellite location in Brooklyn.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Buffalo
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Buffalo-Niagara International

Daemen College
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY
14226-3592

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Game Club
  • Anime Club
  • Best Buddies
  • CRU
  • Pride Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming and Family Weekend
  • Midnight Madness
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • 24-hour security cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
87%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
51%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
43%
18-23
45%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 90.8

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,744
Declined 1,785
Total Received 3,529

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,010

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,990
Room & board $12,915
Additional fees $590
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $800
Total $43,295
Average Financial Aid - $5,010
Total with Avg. Aid $38,285
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cheerleading, ice hockey

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, lacrosse

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Ice hockey, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Natural Sciences
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sustainability Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,636

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,739
students

Female
74%
1,281

Male
30%
521

34%

897
students

Female
70%
630

Male
23%
204

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,559
students

Female
70%
1,089

Male
30%
470

14%

243
students

Female
80%
192

Male
20%
51

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

237

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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