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Daemen College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Daemen College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Daemen College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Daemen College was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Daemen College is ranked #640 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, Daemen College is ranked at #71.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Daemen College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Daemen College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 49%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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Daemen College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Daemen College is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Daemen College is 53%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  53 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Daemen College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 77% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Daemen College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Daemen College is 26%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Daemen College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,709 undergraduates at Daemen College with 1,480 being full-time and 229 being part-time.

Daemen College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Daemen College is 30.74 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.74 out of 100
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How Much Does Daemen College Cost?

The overall average net price of Daemen College is $19,744. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Daemen College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,657 $17,522 $18,019 $19,777 $25,106

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Daemen College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Daemen College, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $8,213 a year. That adds up to $32,852 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Daemen College is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Daemen College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Daemen College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $42,800 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Daemen College make the most money.

Location of Daemen College

Located in Amherst, New York, Daemen College is a private not-for-profit institution. Daemen College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Daemen College

Contact details for Daemen College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226-3592
Phone: 716-839-3600

Daemen College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 41 majors graduated from Daemen College. Of these students, 494 received undergraduate degrees and 385 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 211 $66,700
Natural Sciences 121 NA
Health Sciences & Services 23 $29,800
Accounting 15 NA
General Psychology 14 NA
Social Work 12 NA
General Visual & Performing Arts 10 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 9 NA
Business Administration & Management 7 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 7 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Daemen College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Daemen College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 514 students took at least one online class at Daemen College. This is an increase from the 411 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 514 172
2016-2017 411 75
2015-2016 399 87
2014-2015 403 69
2013-2014 365 101

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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