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Daemen College

Daemen College offers students a world of opportunity. A private, four-year college dedicated to providing professional career preparation in the liberal arts tradition. Our distinctive, value-added programs include study abroad as early as the sophomore year, a coordinated co-op and internship program, undergraduate research opportunities with faculty, service learning and a comprehensive honors program. Daemen has approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students. At Daemen our admissions counselors help guide students and families through the college admissions process from start to finish. Our generous scholarships make attending Daemen very affordable. Daemen is located in Amherst, NY, just outside the city of Buffalo and 30 minutes from Niagara Falls, NY. Visit Us! That’s the best way to really get a feel for what Daemen has to offer.

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Academic Life

Small classes allow students to work with professors on a one-on-one basis.  You will learn from the best at Daemen.  Our faculty members come from institutions such as Harvard, Oxford, Berkley, University at Buffalo, and the Yale University of Medicine. Career Services, in collaboration with the faculty, provide students with the resources, skills, experiential opportunities, and support to prepare them to achieve their career goals.

Campus Life

Students enjoy intercollegiate athletics, intramurals, and over 50 clubs and organizations. On campus, the modern apartment-style residence halls provide separate housing for male and female students in addition to the existing five-story residence hall. A popular hangout is the Research and Information Commons, which houses a full-service library, RIC’s Daily Grind, individual study rooms, the Academic Computing Center, and plenty of comfortable state-of-the-art amenities to enhance the study experience.

Facilities and Resources

Located in Amherst, NY  -- the College is just a 15-minute drive from metro Buffalo or Niagara Falls. There is convenient parking on the 39-acre campus and easily accessible public transportation. Other amenities: State-of-the-art computer laboratories, free Internet access, etc.

Athletics / Sports

After a long-standing affiliation with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Daemen College embarked on a new journey for its’ Athletic Department, gaining acceptance into the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II membership process in the summer of 2012.  The College is currently progressing through that process and will enter what’s known as Candidacy Year 2 in 2013-14.  Daemen won 4 USCAA National Championships in 2012-13.

Daemen currently offers 14 intercollegiate athletic teams including men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s cross country and track and field (indoor & outdoor), and men’s and women’s tennis.

Financial Aid / Tuition

At Daemen College a private school is within your reach! The cost of your daemen education can compare to the cost of a public university. Over 93% of our full–time undergraduate students receive some type of financial assistance. We create individualized financial aid packages for you. Our generous scholarships make attending Daemen very affordable. We offer merit scholarships based on a student’s academic and leadership achievement. Just by applying and being accepted to Daemen, a student may qualify for one of the following scholarships.

President’s Scholarship: up to $10,500

Dean’s Scholarship: up to $7,500

Alumni Grant: up to $6,000

Trustee Scholarship: (By nomination.) (2) Full-tuition, (4) $15,000 awards and (6) $11,000-12,000 awards.

Visual Arts Scholarship: $5,000 (2)


Daemen offers a rolling admissions policy. The average student enrolled has a 90 GPA and 1022 SAT. We also have a “test optional” policy which provides you with a choice regarding the submission of standardized test scores. This policy was designed for students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the classroom and who do not believe their standardized test scores accurately reflect their abilities.

Other Cool Facts

Daemen offers Transfers a world of opportunity. Our Transfer counselor will help guide you through the process from start to finish. Transfer scholarships are available. Learn more.

The Center for Veterans & Veteran Family Services at Daemen provides a comprehensive support system for post secondary education – including, admissions, financial, academic, career, physical and social needs.

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