International Admissions Requirements

International students who are interested in applying for admission to Daemen College must show satisfactory grades and coursework in their home country and all other schools attended. Students must also display adequate English Language skills and verification of sufficient financial support.

How to apply

Step 1

Submit the on-line application  

Step 2

Undergraduate freshmen:  Submit all official secondary (high school) transcripts or mark sheets.  Official transcripts must be sent directly from the student's school.  

Undergraduate transfers and Graduate students: Submit all official secondary (high school) transcripts and post-secondary (college/university) transcripts.  All international transcripts must be sent through a credit evaluation service that will evaluate  transcripts to the American grading system and course equivalencies.  We recommend using World Education Services, Josef Silny Associates, or Educational Credential Evaluators

Step 3

Submit the TOEFL or IELTS exam score (this is required for students whose native language is NOT English). This requirement may be waived for students who have lived in an English-speaking country for two or more years. Daemen College Institutional code for the TOEFL exam: 2762.

Admission Requirements

Admission decisions are based on overall Grade Point Average (GPA) and English score such as the TOEFL, IELTS or SAT. Students from an English speaking country are NOT required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS and the SAT is optional. The GPA requirement is based on the U.S. grading scale of a 4.0.

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.3
  • Minimum TOEFL score 79 or IELTS 6.5

The following undergraduate programs have specific GPA requirements:

  • Physical Therapy: Minimum GPA 3.1 
  • Nursing 1+2+1: Minimum GPA 3.1
  • Athletic Training: Minimum GPA 2.7 

Graduate Requirements

  • The minimum GPA requirement for all graduate programs is a 3.0 
  • Most graduate programs require a minimum 79 TOEFL or 6.5 IELTS
  • The MPH program requires a minimum 85 TOEFL or 6.5 IELTS

Conditional Admission


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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.