Daemen College

Campus Description

Daemen College is a private comprehensive college with a 13:1 student to faculty ratio. The 35-acre campus is located in the town of Amherst, a large suburb of Buffalo, New York. Daemen offers a wide range of baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts, business, sciences, and professional fields (health, education, design, and social work) as well as master's degrees and clinical doctorates in physical therapy and nursing practice. Internships and field experience are well integrated into the professional programs. Local and global service-learning and community outreach are at the core of a Daemen College education. The extent of curriculum engagement and community partnerships has earned the college renewed recognition under the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. Almost 99% of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid.

4380 Main St., Amherst, NY 14226-3592

Toll-free 800.462.7652 or 716.839.8225

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor's, Master's, BS/MS dual degree in physician assistant studies, professional accountancy, and business administration/global business, clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT), nursing practice (DNP), MSW and MPH new graduate programs, post-secondary and post-licensure certificates, post-baccalaureate certificates, post-master's certificates


Varsity Sports: NCAA Division II, East Coast Conference: Women's: basketball, bowling, cross-country, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), triathlon, volleyball. Men's: basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor). Intramural Sports: Women’s: basketball, volleyball. Men’s:  basketball, volleyball. Club Sports: men's ice hockey.

Clubs and Activities

Academic Clubs, African Student Association, American Association of University Women, Anime Club, Black Student Union, Brother to Brother, Chinese Culture Club, Club Caribana, Creative Minds, Cru, Cynergy, Dance, Drawing, Enactus, Environmental Club, Helping Paws, Hispanos y Latinos Unidos, Honors, Insight (online newspaper), Local Fraternities and Sororities, Modern Language Student Association, Music Club, Multicultural Association, Pride Alliance, Sister to Sister, Ski Club, Step Team, Student Association Senate, Student Stitchers, Student Veteran Alliance, Students Without Borders, Ultimate Frisbee, Voices of Zion.

Featured Programs

Thomas Reynolds Center for Special Education. The Reynolds Center offers a unique after-school program to address the academic, social and physical requirements of public school students with disabilities. The Center provides training opportunities for education majors and teachers of special education. Natural and Health Sciences Research Center. Students collaborate with faculty on clinical research early in their academic careers, gain experience in developing products in the medical and health care industry, and co-author papers that are published nationally. Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement. In this Center, Daemen works with communities to help the residents develop a good quality of life and a sense of personal responsibility for community well-being. The Center offers a rich variety of internships and service-learning opportunities to Daemen students. Entrepreneurship Minor introduces student to an entrepreneurial skill set needed to effectively and creatively implement successful initiatives. +Plus Up Programs offer added value opportunities to BA and BS degrees. The +PLUS adds a professional component to a student’s liberal arts degree. The +Plus Program adds a small set of themed courses to a student’s degree program for study of a topic in depth.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,968 (Full-time: 496 men, 1,180 women; Part-time: 47 men, 245 women).
Graduate (Matriculated): 737 (Full-time: 127 men, 426 women; Part-time: 29 men, 155 women)
51% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
19% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 450 – 570
SAT math range: 470 – 570
ACT range: 21 – 26
99.7% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
0.3% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American12.2%4.6%
% Asian2.0%2.0%
% Hispanic / Latino6.8%1.8%
% White, Non-Hispanic73.4%79.5%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.5%0.1%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.1%0.1%
% International / Nonresident Alien0.8%3.3%
% Two or more races1.0%0.1%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity3.2%8.4%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$25,995 per year. For part-time students: $850 per credit hour; $7 activity fee per credit hour; $80 college fee for 6 to 11 credit hours
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$12,050 (room and board fees vary by meal plan and residence hall)
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

$967 per credit hour; $11 activity fee per credit hour for 1 to 9 or $100 for over 9 credits credit hours; http://www.daemen.edu/admissions/gradadmissions/Pages/GraduateAdmissions...

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling, October 1 priority, December 1 for physician assistant program; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
fall- rolling, February 15 priority; spring- rolling, November 1 priority

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript; optional submission of SAT or ACT (if test optional, must provide grades and rigor of coursework, writing sample, teacher/counselor recommendation, class rank, and extracurricular activities); portfolio for art program applicants. All students transferring into the physician assistant program must apply through CASPA (Central Application Service for Physician Assistants).
Transfers: HS and college transcripts and statement of good standing from prior institution(s). HS transcript not required of transfers with Associate or other college degree.
International: International students must submit transcripts in country's official language and in English; transfer and graduate students must send international transcripts through a credit evaluation service to establish American course and grading equivalencies; non-native English speakers must submit a TOEFL or IELTS; and students must provide proof of financial support documentation.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
General Academic; Art, Education, & Health fields; Athletics