Daemen College

Amherst, NY 14226
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Daemen College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a suburb, in Amherst.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,635 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 387 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 298 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%). Every year 55% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Daemen College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $27,450, and fees were $540. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,450 and $540 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students2,635
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 21 158
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 3
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 1

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1956 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
09/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/1999 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1982 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $25

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$915/credit
In State Students$915/credit
Out of State Students$915/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$967/credit
In State Students$967/credit
Out of State Students$967/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $41,175 $41,175 $41,175
ADN 70 $64,050 $64,050 $64,050
BSN 125 $114,375 $114,375 $114,375
FNP 50 $48,350 $48,350 $48,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Daemen College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 42% $4,260
Other Federal Grant 20% $2,114
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $3,065
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $16,392
Federal Student Loans 82% $5,701
Private Loans 17% $9,750


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,615
$30,001 to $48,000$11,657
$48,001 to $75,000$15,223
$75,001 to $110,000$20,170
Over $110,000$24,526

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Daemen College
4380 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226

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