Daemen University

Amherst, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,721
Graduate Enrollment: 861
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 78.44%

Male/Female: 27% / 73% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 11.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2010 Median Admit SAT: 1,022


2010 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 54.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 39.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 29.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 23.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 75.0%
Black: 9.9%
Hispanic: 5.9%
Asian: 3.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 1.9%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 1.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $41,533
In-State tuition: $31,250
Out-of-State tuition: $31,250

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,330 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $2,900 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,500 (2022)

Average Family Income: $71,995 (2017)
Median Family Income: $51,684 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 68.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,091 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $234 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $12,485
$30k-48k $13,482
$48k-75k $17,555
$75k-110k $20,964
$110k+ $26,536

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 43%
6-year graduation rate: 57%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,091 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,387 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,600 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 75.3% (2015)
@3 year 81.7% (2017)
@5 year 81.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 49.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 55.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $55,319 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,865 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Master's Degree International Business. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 6
Bachelor's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 9
Bachelor's Degree History. 1
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 30 $420 $104,224 ($8,685) $126,314 ($10,526)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 23 $27,000 $286 $31,979 ($2,665) $41,466 ($3,456)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 69 $468 $94,046 ($7,837) $103,511 ($8,626)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 2
Master's Degree Public Health. 12
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 2
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 66
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 211 $32,433 $133 $73,691 ($6,141) $79,185 ($6,599)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 7
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 49
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 15
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12 $64,178 ($5,348)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 6
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 142
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Sciences. 121 $27,000 $286 $7,189 ($599) $60,810 ($5,068)
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 14 $45,612 ($3,801)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 12 $27,000 $286 $46,534 ($3,878)
Master's Degree Social Work. 28 $233 $47,856 ($3,988)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 4


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $63,549
Full time faculty: 49%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $21,108,763 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $26,957,446 (2022)