Daemen College

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4380 Main Street

Amherst, NY 14226-3592

Phone: (716) 839-3600
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Universities (North)

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Daemen College is a private institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,200, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 35 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Daemen College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $24,090 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Daemen is a small college focused on the individual but connected to the global community. Its mixture of liberal arts and career programs and its competency-based core curriculum encourage students to expand their horizons beyond the classroom through internships, service-learning, clinical and field experiences, collaborative research with faculty, and study abroad. The Core Curriculum is designed to develop students' skills and competencies in areas that will benefit them personally and professionally throughout their lives. At the heart of the Core Curriculum are seven competencies: critical thinking and problem solving; information literacy; effective communication; affective and aesthetic articulation; moral and ethical discernment; historical and cultural contextual comprehension; and civic responsibility. The core competencies, introduced during the first year of study, are strengthened and reinforced throughout the entire learning experience at Daemen College.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1947
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar 4-1-4
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $7,160,726


When applying to Daemen College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at Daemen College is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 50.4 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 50.4%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by September 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Daemen College is 16:1, and the school has 59.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Daemen College include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Physical Therapy/Therapist; Business Administration and Management, General; Health and Wellness, General; and Natural Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 29%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 34%
Physical Therapy/Therapist 12%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Health and Wellness, General 8%
Natural Sciences 7%

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Student Life

Daemen College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,200, with a gender distribution of 26.8 percent male students and 73.2 percent female students. Daemen College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,966
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Daemen College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Daemen College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Daemen College, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Daemen College.

Students who have cars on campus 60%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $24,090 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,300 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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