Daemen is a private college of national distinction located in suburban Amherst, New York, which has been ranked as 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 individualized attention. With support from faculty, motivated students learn to see the world differently. Students work closely with faculty on original work, whether it be an art project or scientific research assignment.
Daemen offers tailored programs that enable students to pursue their interests while receiving a well-rounded education for the real world. Our students can enhance their education through our three degrees in five years programs, +Plus programs, and academic minors. Skills are developed through study abroad, service learning activities, internships, field placements, and clinical assignments.
Medicine begins at Daemen
Daemen is a premier health sciences educator and our graduates make a difference in the health care community. Many of our programs exceed the national average success rates on national exams.
Our pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy and pre-veterinary programs offer unique placement opportunities.
Unique research opportunities
Significant projects are funded through the Student-Faculty Interdisciplinary Research Think Tank. Many students present at conferences, and experience valuable networking opportunities.
Daemen is an NCAA Division II member of the East Coast Conference. Wildcat Athletics sponsors men’s and women’s basketball, cross-country, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball, as well as women’s bowling, triathlon and cheerleading. Daemen also has an esports team and provides recreation and intramural programs for all students.
Rankings & Recognitions
• Daemen College has been named among the nation’s best universities in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings.
• Daemen was selected for the third consecutive year by University Research and Review as a 2020 Best Value College for high quality education and affordability.
• Daemen was named for the 11th consecutive year as a Military Friendly School, making it one of the best colleges in the country for veterans.
• Daemen was selected for the 13th consecutive year as a national College of Distinction in recognition of the institution’s excellence in undergraduate education.
What Daemen students say...
“Daemen provided me with opportunities to participate in meaningful experiences to help me become an effective educator.” – Julianna Moffitt ’20, Early Childhood/Special Education
“I immediately connected with the faculty in my departments. They guided me down the path to professionalism.” – Jericho L. P. Adams, Spanish and Health Promotion
“I chose Daemen because of its many opportunities for success and personal growth, and for the close-knit community of students and faculty.” – Anna Fisher, Physician Assistant Studies
"From the minute I stepped on campus, I made connections with students and faculty that I hadn't anywhere else." – Jennifer Heritz, Biology