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Doane University Admissions

Check in with Doane University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Doane University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Doane University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 12%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 86%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Doane University?

Doane University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What's Most Important to Get In to Doane University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Doane University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Important
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Doane University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Doane University must submit the following items. Double check with Doane University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Doane University?

Students admitted to Doane University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 90% submitted a class rank. At Doane University 12% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Doane University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 90%
3.75 and 3.99 24%
3.50 and 3.74 21%
3.25 and 3.49 18%
3.00 and 3.24 7%
2.50 and 2.9 13%
2.00 and 2.49 1%

Doane University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Doane University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 14% of Doane University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 86% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Doane University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Doane University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Doane University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

Transferring to Doane University

Transfer students can enroll in Doane University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term

Doane University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Doane University?

Students who are admitted to Doane University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Doane University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Doane University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Doane University?

Doane University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Doane University's acceptance rate?

Doane University's acceptance rate is 69%.

Want To Learn More About Doane University?

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Doane University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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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

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25 and Above

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20 to 25

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20 and Less

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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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Doane University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.52

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Doane University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

989

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,000

Out-of-State

$37,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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