Frequently Asked Questions

Due to new State and Federal education requirements, Daemen College has decided not to recruit and/or enroll new students into these program options for the spring 2013 and fall 2013 semesters.


More information regarding the status of these program options will be posted during the fall 2013 semester


How can I receive an application/information packet?

Please send your name, full postal address, phone number, and program choice (either Childhood or Adolescence) to:

How much is tuition?

For the 2010-11 year, Daemen's Tuition for the Weekend Education Program will have a fixed program rate of:

Childhood Education ($20,490 US)
1st Semester - $7,100
2nd Semester - $7,100
3rd Semester - $7,100
4th Semester - $ 0 (Student teaching)

Adolescence Education ($16,260 US)
1st Semester - $5,640
2nd Semester - $5,640
3rd Semester - $5,640
4th Semester - $ 0 (Student teaching)

Tuition should be paid in full or in installments. Please make these arrangements with the Student Accounts Office (716-839-8213). Thank you!

Is tuition in US dollars?

Yes, tuition is quoted and must be paid in US dollars.

Is financial aid available?

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is available for Canadian students attending Daemen. Applications are available at your local Canadian college or university. OSAP forms will be processed by the Daemen Registrar after you are accepted.

International Education Finance Corporation (IEFC)

CAN HELP - Canadian Higher Education Loan Program -- 1-800-can-help

Fleet Alternative Education Loans Http:// or call


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Are there other loans, grants, bursaries, funding?

Canadian students are able to apply for OSAP or a bank loan from a Canadian bank. Please contact our Financial Aid office at (716) 839-8254 for information on funding through the United States.

What courses do I need to take?

(see the Program Information Page)

Is it usable/transferable in Ontario?

Yes, once you complete all coursework, other NYS requirements, and student teaching, you are able to apply for Certification through the Ontario College of Teachers. Daemen will provide you with a Letter

Is there overnight accommodation on campus?

No, Daemen has a list of area hotels/motels. Get together with other students to share accommodations and save on cost. Lodging.

Where are you located?

Daemen is located on Main St. in Amherst, New York. Approximately 20 minutes from the Canada/US border, just off the 290 East.

When do classes/semesters begin?

Fall semester begins in September. Spring semester begins in early January. Students in the Childhood Program will also take courses throughout the summer.

Where are the classes held?

All classes are held at the Daemen Campus, Amherst, New York. All field observations and practicums are completed in Ontario.

Is it possible to carpool?

Yes, many students carpool to save on gas and travel, and make arrangements with each other on the first day of classes.

Are there any other requirements that need to be filled?

View Program Requirements

What is required for student teaching?

Two placements of 7 1/2 weeks each (total 15 weeks) are required for both the childhood and adolescence education programs. The entire 15 weeks will be completed in Ontario.

How long is the program?

Students complete the coursework in one calendar year. The Childhood Program includes a summer session. This is followed by 15 weeks of student teaching.

Is there a tuition payment plan?

For students who need to budget expenses, a payment plan is available. For more information, contact Student Accounts (716)839-8213.

What is the class schedule like?

see: "What courses do I need to take?"

What is required by immigration?

All students need a student visa to attend classes in the U.S. Please contact Scott Rowe at 1-888-518-5580 for more details.

May I attend on a part-time basis?

The program is considered full-time and must be taken as is.

To whom should I mail my application materials?

Admissions Office, Rosary Hall
Daemen College
4380 Main St.
Amherst, New York

Who can I call if I have any questions?

Call the Weekend Education Program Admissions Office toll-free at 1-888-518-5580

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