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Doane College is a private institution that was founded in 1872. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,149, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Doane College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 156. Its tuition and fees are $26,180 (2013-14).
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Students attending or graduating from Doane invariably remark about its inclusive family-oriented approach to living and learning. Programs which support and encourage this positive atmosphere include: a comprehensive leadership program, featuring curricular development, nationally known speakers and experts, and alumni networking and mentoring; a $1000 travel scholarship for all matriculating students, to use on college-sponsored trips in the U.S. or abroad; a four-year guarantee, with additional classes paid for by the college if not met; the nation's first teacher education warranty, guaranteeing hiring schools of the quality of Doane's graduates; and an honors program which requires study abroad.
When applying to Doane College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 76.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||76.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Doane College is 12:1, and the school has 73.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Doane College include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||61%|
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Doane College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,149, with a gender distribution of 48.7 percent male students and 51.3 percent female students. At this school, 75 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 25 percent of students live off campus. Doane College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Doane College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Doane College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Doane College, 89 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Doane College.
|Students who have cars on campus||89%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Doane College, 88.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,569.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$26,180 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,550 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data