Daemen College is a private institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,993, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 35 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Daemen College’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 130.Daemen College is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational, comprehensive college in Amherst, New York. Its attractive suburban location offers convenient access to the cultural amenities of metropolitan Buffalo and the scenic outdoor recreation areas of Western New York, the Niagara Frontier, and the Great Lakes. In addition, the College is near Canada, with cosmopolitan Toronto in easy driving distance.The College was established in 1947 as Rosary Hill College by the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity, whose foundress was Magdalene Daemen, a Dutch woman dedicated to working with the poor. Her faith and courage have inspired many to give themselves to the service of others. The College has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1956. Institutional accreditation was last reaffirmed in 2017.