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Daemen College is one of only 57 institutions from across the country selected by University Research and Review as a 2018-19 Best Value College, a distinction that honors institutions that provide high-quality education at an affordable cost.

This is the second consecutive year Daemen has been named a Best Value College. Selection is based on the variety and quality of programs offered, student satisfaction with the institution, graduation rate, student debt, and cost to attend.

Daemen was cited for its acclaimed programs in health, education, and natural sciences, including the college’s doctorate in physical therapy, master’s degree in special education, master of social work, and other high-quality programs. The college was also noted for its educational partnerships that grant advanced degrees in veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and medicine.

Other recent distinctions include:

  • For the 10th consecutive year, Daemen has been recognized by Victory Media as a Military Friendly School, making the college one of the best institutions in the country for veterans to receive a college education. The 2019-20 Military Friendly Schools list is awarded to institutions that succeed in the areas that matter most in helping veterans make the transition from the military to college and successful careers.
  • Daemen has been named one of the “Best Colleges for Nursing in New York” by Niche, a college ranking website. Also from Niche, Daemen has been named to the 2019 “Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America.”
  • A leader in health sciences education, Daemen has been ranked second on the “Five Best Colleges for Health Sciences and Services Majors in New York” list released by Zippia, an online resource for exploring career options. The college’s ranking places it as the top private college in the state and the only Buffalo Niagara institution on Zippia’s 2018 list.