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Want the scoop on Daemen College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Daemen College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Daemen College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

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

Overall Quality

Daemen College is ranked #640 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Daemen College is also ranked #71 out of 132 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Daemen College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Daemen College is a competitive 49%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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Daemen College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Daemen College it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus 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 1,801 undergraduates at Daemen College with 1,560 being full-time and 241 being part-time.

Daemen College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Daemen College make about $42,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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.


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Location of Daemen College

Daemen College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Amherst, New York. Amherst is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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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 42 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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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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