Daemen University has earned many awards for providing students with a high quality education through its reputable programs.

Our innovative faculty produce impactful research that affects a multitude of fields and has earned both national and international recognition.

These honors are a testament to what defines the Daemen experience – individualized attention to our students, affordability, top academic quality, small class sizes, and influential teaching by our experienced faculty.

We are proud to be an institution of national distinction.


96% of Daemen University graduates are employed in a job in their field of study, according to Buffalo Business First. 

College of Distinction

College of Distinction - New York

Buffalo Business First Most Selective University

U.S. News & World Report Top Performers on Social Mobility

College of Distinction - Affordable

Academic Excellence

Daemen University is a national College of Distinction – a prestigious recognition given to higher education institutions – as an acknowledgment of distinction in teaching, scholarship, and student success.

U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Graduate Program

U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Undergraduate Program

U.S. News & World Report Best Social Work Graduate Program

25 Best Paralegal Programs

College of Distinction - Business

College of Distinction - Education

College of Distinction - Nursing

Military Friendly 

Daemen University's designation as a Military Friendly School indicates institutional support for veterans to help them transition from military life to college and onto successful careers.

College of Distinction Military Support

Military Friendly Silver


Daemen University has earned a bevy of national distinctions from Niche, an online higher education rankings platform. The distinctions include Safest College Campuses in New York, Best Colleges for Nursing in New York, and Best Value Colleges in New York.

Niche Best Value in America

Niche Hardest Colleges to get into in America

Niche Best College Locations in America

Niche Best Colleges in America for Nursing