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Doane University

Crete, NE 4-Year Private

About Doane University

Doane University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Crete, NE, less than an hour from Omaha.

Founded in 1872, the institution currently enrolls around 989 students a year, including 989 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $110,646,035. For each full-time student, Doane University spends about $7,323.

Admissions Facts About Doane University

Acceptance rate: 69%

Average GPA: 3.52

Mean ACT score: 23

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Doane University Acceptance Rate

Doane University accepts around 69 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.52 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Doane University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Doane University, around 77 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 268 students who started at Doane University as first-time freshman, 150 graduate within four years.

Around 60 percent of students who started at Doane University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 79 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $37,869 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Doane University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Doane University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1014 Boswell Avenue Crete, NE 68333-2430

Campus Setting: Small Town

Doane University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

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Doane University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

20 to 25

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Doane University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Doane University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Doane University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Doane University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$48,100

In State

$48,100

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$36,000
$36,000
Fees
$1,000
$1,000
Housing
$10,100
$10,100
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Doane University is like? There are approximately 1,002 students enrolled at Doane University. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from NE and 28% percent of students are from other states.

99%

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

72%

In State

28%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,002

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,000

Out-of-State

$37,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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