Financial Information

Tuition & Fees 2022-2023


Tuition (per credit hour):  $1,056.00

Grad Fee per credit hour for 1-8 credit hours:  $15.00

Grad Fee for 9 or more credit hours:  $135.00

Audited Graduate Course (per credit hour):  $498.50


Graduate Tuition (per credit hour):  *$1,056.00

*subject to change – please contact 716.839.8213 for current summer tuition rates


  • Application Fee Payable with Application:   $25.00
  • Tuition deposit required first year (non-refundable):
    • PA & PT Graduate Students: $500.00
    • All Other Graduate Students:  $200.00
  • Room reservation deposit (if resident student):  $200.00
  • Transcript Fee:  $10.00 for a mailed copy and $11.00 for an electronic PDF.
  • Late Payment Fee:  $100.00
  • Returned Check Charges (NSF):  $40.00
  • Challenge Examination Fee:  $100.00 plus $30 tuition per credit hour
  • Credit for Learning from Life Experience (CLLE) Assessment Fee: $100.00 plus $30.00 tuition per credit hour.

Students wishing to reside on campus should consult the Daemen University undergraduate catalog or the Office of Housing and Residence Life for residence life information, including costs and refund policies.


The University reserves the right to change its schedule of tuition, residence and board, and special fees when it is deemed advisable. The University will not be responsible for the loss of money or other valuables. Personal property is the student’s own responsibility. It is recommended that students residing in campus housing contact their personal or family insurance carrier to review coverage. Any damage to University property will be charged to the student.


Students are expected to make payment arrangements with the Office of Student Accounts (Duns Scotus Hall, Room 112) by the due date stated on their self-service billing statement for the amount of the semester charges less any financial aid and/or bank loans. A $100.00 late payment fee will be assessed if arrangements are made after this date.  If financial aid and/or bank loans are pending, students must sign a promissory note online by logging into in order to complete the registration process and be admitted to classes.  Registrations will be canceled for any student who does not make satisfactory payment arrangements.


Students will be notified via Daemen email and/or text message when semester bills are available to view on Self Service @

  • Fall tuition statements will be available in July and Spring statements in December.
  • Students will be notified via Daemen email if revisions are made to their account.

Checks should be made payable to Daemen University and mailed to the Office of Student Accounts, Duns Scotus Hall, Room 112, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, New York 14226.

Effective August 1, 2017: Online payments through self-service are available, enabling students and/or parents to pay tuition and fees by electronic check (ACH) or by credit/debit card via  The payment process is simple and secure. Payments by electronic checks (ACH) as well as Visa®,  MasterCard®, American Express® and Discover® cards are accepted.

All financial obligations must be settled in full before any claim is made for a degree, semester grade reports, or transcripts. Students will be charged for collection agency fees and reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in enforcing collection of any and all outstanding amounts owed to the University.


The University views registration as the student’s official statement of intent to enroll in a subsequent semester. Therefore, once registered, the student is financially obligated for the payment of all applicable tuition and fees unless a Notice of Intent to Withdraw form is filed in the Office of Academic Advisement, Room 108, Research and Information Commons. The date of withdrawal will in every case be considered to be the date on which a Notice of Intent to Withdraw form has been filed. Should a student fail to follow the withdrawal procedure outlined above, no refund will be made. The tuition refund policy for all students will be as follows:

Prior to and within first week of classes (add/drop period) 100%
Within the second week   80%
Within the third week    60%
Within the fourth week    40%
Within the fifth week    20%
After the fifth week    No Refund

If a student’s enrollment is canceled because of an error on the part of the University, full tuition and fees will be refunded. The refunds will be sent to the student within thirty days of filing a properly completed Notice of Intent to Withdraw form.


It is the student’s responsibility to complete all arrangements for any financial aid which he or she may be eligible to receive. Credit toward college bills for financial aid awards will be given when the payment or award notice, approved by the appropriate agency, is received by the Office of Student Accounts, Room 112, Duns Scotus Hall. The student must resolve any financial aid and college bill discrepancies through consultation with the Financial Aid Office and the Office of Student Accounts.