Location: Amherst, New York
Closest major city: Buffalo, New York
Most popular majors: Elementary Education and Teaching, Natural Science
The mission of Daemen College is to prepare students for life and leadership in an increasingly complex world. Founded on the principle that education should elevate human dignity and foster civic responsibility and compassion, the college seeks to integrate the intellectual qualities acquired through study of the liberal arts with the education necessary for professional accomplishment. This integration which recognizes equal value in liberal studies and professional programs aims at preparing graduates who are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of both their local and global communities.
At the heart of Daemen’s integrated learning experience is the relationship that can develop between the college’s faculty and its students. Daemen prides itself on maintaining a student-centered atmosphere and a close professional and collaborative association among all members of the college community. Assisted by a supportive faculty, Daemen students are encouraged to pursue goals beyond their initial expectations, to respond to academic challenges, and to develop habits of mind that enrich their lives and their community.
Scholarship: Scholarships of $1,000 -$8,000 are awarded upon automatically upon acceptance and granted yearly. The requirement is based on the student’s GPA which must be 2.3/4.0 or higher.
Student population: 2958
# international students: 87
Student/faculty ratio: 15:1
Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 79 / IELTS 6.5
Ranking & Accreditation: Accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education, #136 Regional Universities-North (US News and World Report)
– Undergraduate: $22,310
– Graduate: $14,940
– Living cost: $10,300
Housing options: On campus
Enrollment deadline: Rolling Admission