No SAT? No ACT? No problem! Daemen is Test Optional!

Daemen is now using a holistic application review process. To apply, you will need to complete our free, online application (or Common Application), and send us your high school transcripts and one letter of recommendation.

Apply Online for First Year, Transfer and Graduate Programs

READMIT: For students who previously attended Daemen College and would like to re-enroll, please choose our the Daemen Online Application and choose READMIT when asked application type

Application fee: Free

First Year Application Process

Daemen College offers two, first year, application options – early decision and rolling admissions.

Early Decision with 4-year tuition guarantee​:

  • Early Decision Application Deadline: Monday, November 2nd, 2020
  • Decisions released: Mid November, 2020
  • Early Decision Deposit Deadline: Friday, December 18th, 2020
  • Please go to daemen.edu/earlydecision for more information

Rolling Admissions:

  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis any time after Aug.1, 2020.
  • Our first acceptances will go out in mid-November.
  • After mid-November, once an application is complete, students will receive an admissions decision within 1-3 weeks time.
  • Deposit deadline: Monday, May 3, 2021
Graduate Application Process
  1. Complete our free online application.
  2. As you complete the application, you will be able to upload your transcripts, resume and personal statement directly to the application or you can use daemen.edu/admupload.
    We can start your application with an unofficial transcript, but you will need to send an official transcript prior to registering for classes.
  3. As part of the application process you can request references or upload any letters of recommendation directly to the online application. Please note the following:
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for admission to the following Daemen Graduate Programs: Applied Behavior Analysis, Athletic Training, International Business, Leadership and Innovation, Physical Therapy, and Public Health.
  • Nursing Graduate Programs: Recommendation letters are NOT required for the application.
  • Social Work Graduate Programs: Three recommendation letters are required for the application. 
  • Physician Assistant Program: Three recommendation letters are required for the CASPA application. 

Students seeking direct entry into the Athletic Training, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy graduate programs should apply using the following application services: 

  • Athletic Training - ATCAS
  • Physician Assistant - CASPA
  • Physical Therapy - PTCAS 
Transfer Application Process (including RN to BS Program Applicants)
  1. Complete our free online application.
  2. Upload your transcripts from any college or university that you have attended to our application or to daemen.edu/admupload.
    We can start your application with an unofficial transcript, but you will need to send an official transcript prior to registering for classes.
  3. If you have not completed a college degree, you will need to send us your high school transcripts.

Please note: There is no essay requirement and letters of recommendation are not required for transfer students.

Priority Deadline for Physician Assistant and Nursing-ECC

Deadline to apply: 11/20/20

Deadline to make submit tuition deposit: 5/3/21

Students interested in applying for the Physician Assistant program or the Nursing program with a partner school of Erie Community College have a priority deadline of November 20th, 2020 to submit their application and be fully considered for the program. We will still accept applications after the priority deadline, but space may not be available if an application is not submitted by this date and completed within a week after submission.

Questions? We are here to help! Contact us:

Email: admissions@daemen.edu
Text: 716-271-0454
Phone: 716-839-8225 or 1-800-462-7652