Amherst Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Amherst Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Amherst, New York

There are at least 2 colleges in Amherst, listed and described below. These schools represent 2,511 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 2,304 full-time students, and a reported 619 dorm rooms.

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Based on 2008-2009 information.

Daemen College
4380 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226-3592

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: elementary school teaching, early childhood special ed, registered nursing, physical therapy, education of learning disabled, physician assistant, accounting, special ed
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,511 students, 2,304 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 619 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-540. Math: 460-570. Writing: 440-550.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Buffalo Colleges 11 292,648 65,425 11,679
Niagara Falls Colleges 2 55,593 4,137 1,535
Orchard Park Colleges 1 3,294 792  
Tonawanda Colleges 1 16,136 53  

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