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Study at Doane College

Doane College is located in Crete, Nebraska, United States. It was founded in 1855 as Nebraska University and was located in Fontanelle, Nebraska. It moved to its present location on July 11, 1872, and was renamed Doane College. The college's main campus is located in Crete, and its other campuses are in Grand Island and Lincoln. It offers approximately 40 undergraduate majors, 3 graduate programs, and many pre-professional programs in several Course Topics. Doane College is organized into the following academic division:

  • Division of Economics and Business
  • Division of Education
  • Division of Fine Arts and Humanities
  • Division of Science, Mathematics and Information Science and Technology
  • Division of Social Science
Doane College's sports teams are called the Tigers. They compete in the Great Plains Athletic Conference and area members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Profile of Doane College

Doane is in Crete, NE. Crete is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is classified as a United Church of Christ college. Doane is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Doane offers many Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at the school include music, mathematics, science, art studies, and education and teaching.

Doane Selectivity

Not all applicants to Doane are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 500 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 460 to 520 in 2007.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 921 students study at Doane .

Student Life

Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Great Plains Athletic Conference athletics. Athletic scholarships or financial aid help the school attract student athletes.

Doane Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching46elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, special ed
Science37biology, chemistry, natural sciences, physical sciences, physics
Business and Management35business management, accounting
Liberal Arts30English, sociology, social services, German language, history, political science, English language and literature, international relations, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering11information science
Media9mass communication, organizational communications
Therapy and Counselling8psychology
Art Studies7art studies
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy, religion
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies
Family and Social Work1public administration
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Contact: Doane

Doane College

1014 Boswell

Crete, NE 68333

General Phone: (402) 826-2161


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