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Daemen College
Amherst, NY
Daemen, founded in 1947, is a private, career-oriented, liberal arts college. Its 35-acre campus is located in a suburb of Buffalo.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,993
   Women 1,421 (71.3%)
   Men 572 (28.7%)
Graduate Students 768
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 52% of 3,219 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.63
SAT Math 525 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 513 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $41,865
  Tuition and Fees $26,940
  Room and Board $12,425
Average Percent of Need Met 86%
Average Freshman Award $28,340
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 138
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Amherst Population 122,366
Nearest Metropolitan Area Buffalo
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 61% of freshmen, 36% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Warrior
Sororities 4.5% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
11.5% Black/African-American
7.3% Hispanic/Latino
1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.8% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students 1.2% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 33.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 52%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 35.5%