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Daemen University

Amherst, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

About Daemen University

Daemen University is a private university located in Amherst, N.Y., with a branch campus in Brooklyn, offering 65 undergraduate majors and hundreds of possibilities. As Western New York's premier health sciences educator, Daemen is known for its exceptional undergraduate degree programs and widely acclaimed graduate programs, including those that offer three degrees in five years.

With 2,600 plus students, the university provides an outstanding balance between a strong liberal arts foundation and solid career preparation in a student-centered learning environment. Daemen emphasizes practical experience through various service learning opportunities, internships, clinical experiences, research, study abroad options, and other opportunities.

The relationship students develop with faculty and staff is at the heart of a Daemen education. Students receive individual attention in a challenging academic environment taught by faculty who take an active role in helping students succeed. The university's small class sizes give students the confidence and opportunity to engage regularly with faculty and classmates. Key core competencies, such as critical thinking and ethical discernment, prepare students to approach problems from multiple perspectives and to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Daemen also places great value on the well-being of communities' local and global service learning and community outreach. Various programs and partnerships foster student involvement and positive community changes and inspire students to continue their active civic engagement beyond graduation.

Rooted in its commitment to excellence and an active student-centered campus community, Daemen provides students with a college experience that encourages lifelong success. Daemen has been named among the nation's best universities in U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings and is designated a Military Friendly School.

In athletics, Daemen is the preeminent NCAA Division II member in WNY and is a member of the East Coast Conference.

Daemen University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Amherst, New York. Daemen University was founded in 1947. The university enrolls around 2,665 students a year, including 1,782 undergraduate students.

Daemen University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Daemen University. Daemen University admitted 73% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 2,230 out of 3,067 total applicants were accepted.

Daemen University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%

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Daemen University is located in the town of Amherst, New York, in the suburbs of Buffalo.

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College Info

4380 Main Street Amherst, NY 14226-3592

Campus Setting: Suburban

Daemen University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Daemen University is Continuous processing.

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Daemen University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1125 - 1270


Math SAT Range

560 - 620


Reading SAT Range

563 - 648

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1270 and Above


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The median SAT score for Daemen University students is 1192. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Daemen University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1125 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1125 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Daemen University.

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Wondering what life at Daemen University is like? There are approximately 2,665 students enrolled at Daemen University, including 1,782 undergraduate students and 883 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from NY and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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