Daemen University

Amherst, NY

Daemen University

Amherst, NY

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A world of opportunity

Daemen is a private university 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.

Academic edge
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.


US News

Ranked among Best National Universities | U.S. News & World Report


#2 Safest College Campus in Upstate New York | newyorkupstate.com

Military Friendly

Recognized as one of the best colleges in the country for veterans for 12th consecutive year | Military Friendly Schools from VIQTORY

Colleges of Distinction

Selected as a 2023 College of Distinction for excellence in undergraduate education for 15th consecutive year | Colleges of Distinction


• Accounting
• Animation
• Art
• Athletic Training
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Business Administration
• Data Science
• Education
• English
• French
• Health Promotion
• History
• History and Political Science
• Mathematics
• Natural Sciences
• Nursing
• Paralegal Studies
• Physical Therapy
• Physician Assistant
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Pre-medicine
• Pre-veterinary
• Religious Studies
• Social Work
• Spanish
• Sustainability (Global and Local)

...and more

We also offer many combined undergraduate to graduate degree programs.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Daemen provided me with opportunities to participate in meaningful experiences to help me become an effective educator.”

    • Julianna Moffitt
      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 & 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