Daemen University is a private, nonsectarian university in Amherst, N.Y., offering undergraduate and graduate level degrees. We encourage our students to be creative, innovative, ethically-minded leaders for an ever-changing, diverse, and interconnected world. 

It starts right here with the intellectual strengths acquired through the liberal arts and the preparation necessary for professional excellence. Here, we create spaces for belonging and support students as they build their legacy.

Daemen encourages its students and alumni to move their dreams, vision, and values forward and to shape their community and make meaningful contributions to society. It all begins with a Daemen education. 

Leadership at Daemen draws on a team commitment to ensure that the various dimensions of the university work harmoniously. Our diversity is what unites us.

Daemen University is relatively small – but has it all! Sounds catchy, but it’s also very true.

A Donation Today, A Vote of Confidence in Tomorrow. As a not-for-profit institution, Daemen University encourages the solicitation of, and gratefully welcomes gifts, in various forms, to advance its educational and leadership mission.

Daemen University has an amazing campus supported by wonderful facilities that range from our state of the art Athletic Wellness Center and modern and slick Visual and Performing Art Center to our LEED award winning Research and Information Commons.

Daemen University has a wonderful complement of Centers and Initiatives that reach out far beyond the campus and its classrooms. Each is designed to help others while at the same time enrich and empower those who participate in such acts of kindness and caring.

Daemen University has been recognized in 2014 as a premier employer by Business First and also was awarded Honor Roll status by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the 2014 “Great Colleges to Work For” challenge.

Daemen University is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to non-discrimination and providing an unparalleled education to our students.

Originally established in 1947 as the all-women’s Rosary Hill College, Daemen has experienced many changes over the years. We respect and treasure our rich history while joyfully looking to the future.

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