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Daemen College Data & Information Overview

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. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Daemen College Ranked?

2022 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 62 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

Overall Quality

Daemen College landed the #809 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Daemen College is also ranked #86 out of 160 schools in New York.

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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 62%. 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 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 11 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

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 52%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  52 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Daemen College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Daemen College has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Daemen College for first-time, full-time students is 42%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  42 out of 100
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Daemen College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,631 undergraduates at Daemen College with 1,464 being full-time and 167 being part-time.

How Much Does Daemen College Cost?

The overall average net price of Daemen College is $17,928. 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 +
$9,161 $12,760 $15,739 $20,894 $24,850

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Daemen College, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $8,849 a year. That adds up to $35,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Daemen College is 3.7%. 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

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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Contact details for Daemen College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226-3592
Phone: 716-839-3600
Website: www.daemen.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DaemenCollege
Twitter: http://twitter.com/daemencollege

Daemen College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 40 majors graduated from Daemen College. Of these students, 426 received undergraduate degrees and 433 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 165 $68,274
Natural Sciences 105 NA
Health Sciences & Services 17 $31,423
Social Work 16 $33,993
General Psychology 15 NA
Special Education 12 NA
Accounting 12 NA
General Biology 10 NA
General Visual & Performing Arts 10 NA
Marketing 8 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,609 students took at least one online class at Daemen College. This is an increase from the 579 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,609 472
2018-2019 579 348
2017-2018 514 172
2016-2017 411 75
2015-2016 399 87

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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