Fast Facts

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Total                             2800
Undergraduate              2045
Graduate                       755

Fall 2014 Undergraduate Profile

Full-Time                        1677  82%
Part-Time                        368   18%
First-Time Freshmen       420  (61% of incoming)
New Transfers                 266  (39% of incoming)
Minority                          362  (18% of degree-seeking)
International                      15 (0.7% of degree-seeking)
Women                            72%
Bachelor's Degrees (2013 -2014) - 491  Post-Secondary Certificates - 54

Fall 2014 Graduate Profile

Full-Time                        553   73%
Part-Time                       202   27%
Women                                  77%
Minority                                    5%
International                              3%
Master's Degrees    (2013-2014)  - 365  Post-baccalaureate & Post-master's Certificates - 16
Clinical Doctorates  (2013-2014) - 60

Average Class Size & Student to Faculty Ratio

Undergraduate Class Size:         16
Graduate Class Size:                 18
Student to Faculty Ratio:           13:1
Full-Time Faculty                      135
Full-Time Faculty with Doctorate or other terminal degree  76%;   Not-Terminal Master's  21% 

Standardized Test Scores

Average SAT:  1028 (Combined Critical Reading and Math Scores)
Average ACT:  22
Average high school GPA of entering degree-seeking freshmen:   3.6 (4-point scale)

Carnegie Classification

Daemen College is a private, 4-year, co-educational, primarily residential college.

Basic Classification – Master’s College and Universities (larger programs)
Undergraduate Instruction – Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate co-existence
Elective: Community Engagement – Curricular Engagement and Outreach & Partnerships

Athletic Conference

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II

Daemen maintains several state-of-the art computer labs for student use. All Daemen College students receive a free personal e-mail account.


Daemen College is authorized by the Board of Regents of the State of New York to award degrees and certificates for programs registered with the New York State Board of Regents.

Daemen College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor Annex, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, (267) 284-5000, email: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), April 2013.

Nursing baccalaureate and master's programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000, fax (404) 975-5020, email: The ACEN is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), September 2011 and the U.S> Department of Education (USDOE).

The clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314-1488, (703) 684-2782, (800) 999-2782 fax (703) 684-7343, email: CAPTE is an accrediting body for professional programs for the physical therapist, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), September 2012 and the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE).

The Physician Assistant Studies program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA), 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, GA 30097, (770) 476-1224, fax (770) 476-1738, email:  The ARC-PA is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), January 2004.

 The Social Work  baccalaureate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA, 22314-3457, (703) 683-8080, fax (703) 683-8099, email:  CSWE is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), April 2003.

Baccalaureate programs in Accounting and Business Administration, the dual degree program in Accounting/Professional Accountancy (B.S./M.S.), and the graduate program in Global Business (M.S.) are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas 66215, USA, (913) 631-3009, fax (913) 631-9154, email: The IACBE is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), January 2011.

Teacher Education programs are accredited by Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), 1140 19th Street NW Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20036 (202) 223-0077.  TEAC is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), May 2012.  TEAC is transitioning to CAEP.

The master's program in Athletic Training (M.S.) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6836 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 250, Austin, TX 78731-3193, (512) 733-9700, fax (512) 733-9701.  CAATE is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), September 2014.


  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Governing Boards
  • Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
  • Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • National Association of Independent  College and Universities
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II
  • P2 Collaborative of WNY, Inc.   
  • Western New York Consortium of Higher Education
  • Western New York Service Learning Coalition

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NonDiscrimination & Equal Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of Daemen College to provide all students, applicants and employees equal access to programs and facilities and not to discriminate against any individual with respect to the application of College policies or the criteria for successful completion of a course or program.

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Student Profiles

David - International Business

International Business

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David was an international student from Caracas, Venezuela. He majored in International Business and had an internship at Liberty Pumps, which eventually turned into a job. 

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