Private 4 Year

Daemen College Demographics & Diversity

Amherst, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Daemen College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Daemen College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 12%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 208% more female students than male students enrolled at Daemen College with a gender ratio of 75% women to 25% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Daemen College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Daemen College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 25%
Women 75%
Enrollment by gender for Daemen College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 648
Women 1,994

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Daemen College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Daemen College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,233 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 19.4%
Part time Undergrads 14.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190725 IPEDS survey data for Daemen College.