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Daemen College

Amherst, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About Daemen College

Daemen College Overview

Daemen College is a private, nonprofit school in a suburban setting in Amherst, New York. Daemen College was founded in 1947 and presently has around 2,651 students a year, including 1,787 undergrads. Daemen College ensures on-campus housing for up to 746 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Daemen College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Daemen College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Daemen College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Daemen College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Daemen College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Daemen College on the Student Life page.

2022 Daemen College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 20%
Tuition $30,590
Percent of Need Met 78.7%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $25,987

Is Daemen College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Daemen College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Daemen College

Daemen College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 75% of applicants get into Daemen College each year. Out of 2,936 applications received in 2022, 2,209 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Daemen College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 81% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Daemen Collegeare still enrolled the next year. 57% of Daemen College undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Daemen College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 52% of graduates from Daemen College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Daemen College grads have an average starting salary of $49,092 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Daemen College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Daemen College's endowment was valued at $21.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $8,963 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Daemen College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Daemen College meets 78.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $25,987 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $48,742 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Daemen College.

Based on this information, is Daemen College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Daemen College a good school for you?

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Where is Daemen College Located?

Daemen College is located in the suburban setting of Amherst, New York, in the suburbs of Buffalo.

If you are interested in seeing Daemen College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Amherst, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo-Niagara International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Daemen College and Amherst are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4380 Main Street Amherst, NY 14226-3592

Campus Setting: Suburban

Daemen College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Daemen College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Daemen College ACT Scores


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Daemen College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1260


Math SAT Range

550 - 658


Reading SAT Range

560 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1260 and Above


1130 to 1260


1130 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Daemen College students is 1192. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Daemen College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1130 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1130 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Daemen College.

Daemen College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Daemen College is like? There are approximately 2,651 students enrolled at Daemen College, including 1,787 undergraduate students and 864 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NY and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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