Daemen College

Amherst, NY

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad

“I chose Daemen because it’s where I felt most at home.”
Kennedy, Social Work


Athletic Training
Business Administration
Data Science
Health Promotion
History and Political Science
Natural Sciences
Paralegal Studies
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Religious Studies
Social Work
Sustainability (Global and Local) 
...and more

We also offer many combined bachelor’s-to-master’s degree programs. 

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1,700 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students

12:1 student-faculty ratio

93% of students receiving merit scholarships

Daemen is a private college of national distinction. Located in Amherst, New York—ranked one of the safest cities in America—our attractive campus offers access to metropolitan Buffalo and the scenic outdoor recreation areas of Niagara and the Great Lakes. Approximately 1,700 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students attend Daemen. 

Personalized approach to learning
Daemen offers small class sizes, giving students confidence to participate. Students work closely with faculty on original work, whether it’s an art project or scientific study. With support from faculty, motivated students learn to see the world differently. 

Academic edge
Daemen offers tailored programs that enable you to pursue your interests while providing a well-rounded education for the real world. Enhance your education through our Three Degrees in Five Years programs, +Plus Programs, and academic minors. Develop your skills through study abroad, service learning activities, internships, field placements, and clinical assignments. 

Medicine begins at Daemen 
Our students make a difference in the health care community. Many of our programs exceed the national averages with success rates for national exams. Pre-medicine, Pre-pharmacy, and Pre-veterinary offer unique placement opportunities. 

Unique research opportunities 
Significant projects are funded through the Student-Faculty Interdisciplinary Research Think Tank. Many students present at conferences, gaining valuable presentation skills and networking opportunities.

Daemen is an NCAA Division II member of the East Coast Conference. Wildcat Athletics sponsors 18 teams, including men’s and women’s basket-ball, cross-country, soccer, tennis, track & field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball; men’s golf; and women’s bowling, cheerleading, and triathlon. Daemen provides a co-ed eSports game club, recreation, and intramural programs for all students.