Daemen College Offers 65+ Majors and Hundreds of Possibilities

Daemen is a private, nonsectarian college in Amherst, N.Y., offering undergraduate and graduate-level degrees. Its students and alums move their vision forward and shape their communities — whether globally or within their own neighborhood.


Founded in 1947, Daemen offers more than 65 undergraduate programs – and hundreds of possibilities. Students choose Daemen for small class sizes, personalized attention and experiential opportunities, including internships, service learning, and study abroad.


• No SAT? No ACT? No Problem! Daemen is 100 percent test optional.

• ALL STUDENTS receive merit scholarships.

• WNY’s Premier NCAA Division II Athletics Program, featuring 18 intercollegiate teams.


Innovative Programs

Daemen’s depth and breadth of exceptional programs include majors, specialized minors and concentrations, and pre-professional programs that can put students on the career path to top occupations with impressive salaries, consistent pay growth, and strong future prospects.


Experience a life-changing education in a supportive environment that will welcome, challenge and inspire you. Explore innovative programs, including:

  • Animation

  • Cytotechnology

  • Data Science

  • NEW Leadership & Entrepreneurship in the Arts

  • Physical Therapy

  • Physician Assistant

  • Pre-Medicine & Pre-Veterinary

3 Degrees in 5 Years

Make the most of your education. Health promotion, mathematics, modern language, political science, and social work majors all have the opportunity to earn three degrees in just five years — two undergraduate and one graduate. Depending on your sequence, earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Social Work (MSW).


Academic Minors

Take advantage of all that Daemen has to offer. More than 45 minors are available to complement a major course of study, enhance career opportunities, and enrich your overall academic experience.


Experiential Hands-on Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom

Internships, field placements, clinical assignments, and student teaching provide in-depth experience in professional settings. The Office of Career Services also assists students across all academic disciplines with tools such as an Individualized Career Action Plan (iCap) and WildcatWorks to ensure success.


Learning Through Service

All undergraduate students engage in a variety of service learning activities that connect students to different communities by integrating academic curricula with service participation. Daemen’s nationally recognized program places you (individually or with other students) in short- and long-term service learning projects and activities.


Global Experiences

The Global Programs Office (GPO) specializes in international study, internships, service learning opportunities, and faculty-led seminars. Programs are offered in more than 40 countries. You may participate in study-abroad experiences during a semester, summer, winter, or spring break.


Get Involved on Campus

Explore opportunities through LEADS Center for Student Leadership Development, Student Government Association, Wildcat Media & Entertainment, and a wide array of clubs, organizations, and activities.



Fast Facts

11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

Enjoy a comfortable classroom setting, deeper learning, greater interaction and the development of lifelong friendships. Daemen’s small class sizes give students confidence to participate. With support from faculty, motivated students learn to see the world differently.


Ideal Location

Daemen’s suburban campus is in beautiful Amherst N.Y., just minutes away from the vibrant City of Buffalo. Amherst was recently named the best place to live in New York State by Money magazine.


Grants and Scholarships

Students who apply to Daemen will be considered for an array of scholarship awards. Grants are also available for students with high-need eligibility. 99 percent of Daemen College students receive some sort of financial aid through support such as generous scholarships and need-based aid.


Medicine Begins at Daemen

Many of the College’s programs exceed the national averages for success rates on key exams. Physical therapy students have an ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) at or above the national average. Physician assistant students have a 99 percent first-attempt pass rate on the NCCPA Certification Exam.


NCAA Division II Athletics

Men’s Athletics offerings include basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, track & field, and volleyball. Women’s Athletics feature basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, triathlon, and volleyball.


Return on Investment

Students at Daemen College receive a quality education at an affordable price and are able to leave with a career and job placement in hand. In addition, the loan default rate for a Daemen graduate is under 3 percent – far better than the national average, nearly 11 percent.


Spring Open House

Visiting the campus is the best way to really get a “feel” for what Daemen College has to offer. Spring Open House is Saturday, April 30 at 9 am.


Register today at Daemen.edu/OpenHouse or text (716)271-0454.