Doane University-Arts & Sciences

Crete, NE 68333
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Doane University-Arts & Sciences is one of the seventeen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Nebraska. The campus is located in Crete town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,069 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 299 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 233 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%). Every year 63% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Doane University-Arts & Sciences's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $31,450, and fees were $800. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $31,450 and $800 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,069
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/10/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,048/credit
In State Students$1,048/credit
Out of State Students$1,048/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $47,160 $47,160 $47,160
ADN 70 $73,360 $73,360 $73,360
BSN 125 $131,000 $131,000 $131,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Doane University-Arts & Sciences's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 28% $4,435
Other Federal Grant 14% $2,034
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,823
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $18,330
Federal Student Loans 94% $5,743
Private Loans 14% $11,991


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,006
$30,001 to $48,000$18,812
$48,001 to $75,000$23,301
$75,001 to $110,000$25,672
Over $110,000$26,177

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.
Doane University-Arts & Sciences
1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, NE 68333

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