Doane College

Crete, NE

Doane, founded in 1872, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 300-acre campus is located in Crete, 25 miles southwest of Lincoln.

Website: www.doane.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,069
Undergraduate
Students
(47.1%) 504 Women
(52.9%) 565 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 2,392 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,200
Tuition and Fees
$33,800
Room and Board
$9,400
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Freshman Award
$26,137
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,240
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
88
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Crete Population
7,135
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Omaha
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
82% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Tigers
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.1% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Not reported

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1014 Boswell Avenue
City, State, Zip
Crete, NE 68333-2430
Phone
(402) 826-8222
Fax
(402) 826-8600
E-mail
admissions@doane.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
 
Application Fee
 
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
 
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 2,392 applicants were admitted
Women
73% of 914 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 1,478 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
332 (21%) of 1,559 admitted students enrolled
Women
147 (22%) of 669 admitted students enrolled
Men
185 (21%) of 890 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.52
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
37%
Score of 18 - 23
53%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 36%
Top half: 71%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,200
Tuition and Fees
$33,800
Room and Board
$9,400
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002544
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
283 (94.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
236 (83.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
236 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
92 (39.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
97%
Average Award
$26,137
Need-Based Gift
Received by 236 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,554
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 189 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,141
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 44 (18.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
15 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,162

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
912 (85.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
804 (88.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
804 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
298 (37.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$25,179
Need-Based Gift
Received by 796 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,182
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 661 (82.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,047
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 132 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
82 (7.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,710

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$28,240
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Most Popular Disciplines
Education, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, forestry, environmental studies with Duke University
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
88
Part-Time Faculty
36
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
61%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 40% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
250
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Counseling

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Crete Population
7,135
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Omaha
Campus Size
300 acres

Weather

Temperature
10.1 average low in January, 84.7 average high in September
Rain
94 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Lincoln
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Lincoln

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
82% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
34%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
evening patrols by trained security personnel

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Tigers
School Colors
Black, white, and orange

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, ice hockey, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student activities council, hansen leadership program, band/choir, doane ambassadors, doane art league
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,069
Women
504 (47.1%)
Men
565 (52.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,062
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.1% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students.
2.0% from 11 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
60.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
63.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Average Starting Salary
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 0.8%
Engineering 1.6%
Law 1.2%
Dentistry 0.4%
Arts and Sciences 6.1%
Medicine 1.6%
Veterinary Medicine 2%
Education 5.4%
Other 2.9%

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