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Find out more about how Doane University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Doane University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Doane University was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Doane Crete as #539 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Doane Crete is also ranked #6 out of 19 schools in Nebraska.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Doane Crete?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Doane University is a competitive 65%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

Doane Crete received ACT scores from 90% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Doane University  ( 20 to 25 )

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Doane University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Doane Crete, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Doane University is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  64 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Doane University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Doane University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Doane Crete for first-time, full-time students is 57%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  57 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Doane Crete

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,008 undergraduates at Doane Crete with 994 being full-time and 14 being part-time.

Doane Crete Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Doane Crete is 69.40 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.40 out of 100
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How Much Does Doane University Cost?

The overall average net price of Doane Crete is $24,555. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Doane Crete

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,072 $20,336 $23,036 $27,004 $25,945

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Doane Crete, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Doane Crete, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $7,225 a year. That adds up to $28,900 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Doane Crete is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Doane Crete Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Doane Crete with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $44,300 in their early years. This is good news for future Doane Crete graduates since it is 11% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Doane University

Located in Crete, Nebraska, Doane University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Crete is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Doane University

Contact details for Doane Crete are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, NE 68333
Phone: 402-826-2161

Doane University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from Doane University. Of these students, 476 received undergraduate degrees and 345 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 101 $40,300
Human Services 39 $31,500
General Biology 32 $27,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 24 NA
Accounting 22 $47,500
Teacher Education Subject Specific 18 NA
Nursing 17 NA
General Psychology 17 NA
Sociology 14 $34,400
History 12 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Doane University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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