Daemen College

4380 Main St, Amherst, United States
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Overview of Daemen College

About this school

Daemen, founded in 1947, is a private, career-oriented, liberal arts college. Its 35-acre campus is located in a suburb of Buffalo.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,802
    • Men:521 (28.9%)
    • Women:1,281 (71.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Daemen College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4380 Main Street
City, State, Zip
Amherst, NY  14226-3592
Phone
(716) 839-8225
Fax
(716) 839-8516
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
-
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
49% of 3,529 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 2,464 applicants were admitted
Men
45% of 1,065 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
634 (36%) of 1,744 admitted students enrolled
Women
448 (36%) of 1,260 admitted students enrolled
Men
186 (38%) of 484 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
38%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
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SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
561 average |520-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
557 average |520-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
27%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
18%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
44%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,990 (64.81267077293568%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,696 (29.398416153383042%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.315565229472514%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,500 (3.4733478442087713%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Daemen College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002808
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
364 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
263 (72.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
263 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
41 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$30,169
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 263 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,765
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 250 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,847
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 234 (89.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
95 (24.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,376

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,425 (91.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
951 (66.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
951 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
117 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$28,324
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 951 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,058
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 866 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,381
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 855 (89.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
441 (28.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,119

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,530
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
6.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, New York State Nursing Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education, Home Economics
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,918

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


147

Part-Time Faculty


157

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


41%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 64% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
223,816

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
163
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Daemen College provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


51.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


55.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History, General
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Physician Assistant
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sustainability Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


Business administration, pharmacy with D'Youville College or SUNY Buffalo, veterinary Medicine with Lincoln Memorial University, osteopathic medicine with Nova Southeastern University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Social Work, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (23)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Community Health
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Middle School Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


122,366

Nearest Metropolitan Area


35 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Buffalo

Weather


Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
169 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Cheektowaga
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Depew

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Warrior
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Daemen College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, game club, anime club, best buddies, cru, pride club

Sororities


4.5% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,559

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,802
Women
1,281
Men
521

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.7% Asian
  • 11.3% Black/African-American
  • 7.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.4% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 18 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


834

Student Resources

Study resources