Doane University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,000
4.35% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,284
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.69%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
68.8%
1,955 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,281
68.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60.1%
161 Graduates

About

Doane University is a higher education institution located in Saline County, NE. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Doane University were General Business Administration & Management (69 degrees awarded), Accounting (25 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (24 degrees).

In 2020, 804 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Doane University. 66.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (679 degrees), 19.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Doane University is $36,000, which is $7,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Doane University is $36,000, which is $7,600 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,284.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Doane University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Doane University was $36,000. The cost of tuition at Doane University is $7,600 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$23,284
2020 Value
11.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Doane University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,284. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Doane University grew by 11.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,800
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Doane University was of $9,800 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.26% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Doane University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.66% with respect to 2019, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.69%
2018 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Doane University was 3.69%, which represents 22 out of the 597 total borrowers.

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Doane University received 1,955 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.61% annual decline. Out of those 1,955 applicants, 1,345 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,281 students enrolled at Doane University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Doane University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,345
Accepted Out of 1,955

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Doane University was 68.8% (1,345 admissions from 1,955 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 71.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.61%, while admissions declined by −11%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Doane University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Doane University has a total enrollment of 2,281 students. The full-time enrollment at Doane University is 1,557 students and the part-time enrollment is 724. This means that 68.3% of students enrolled at Doane University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Doane University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.9% White, 7.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Black or African American, 2.54% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.219% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Doane University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (41.3%), followed by White Female (35.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (60.4%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (2.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Doane University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,281 students. The full-time enrollment at Doane University is 1,557 and the part-time enrollment is 724. This means that 68.3% of students enrolled at Doane University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Doane University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Doane University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,822
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    176
  3. Black or African American
    81

The enrolled student population at Doane University is 79.9% White, 7.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.55% Black or African American, 2.54% Two or More Races, 1.32% Asian, 0.219% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 75 students (3.29%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 266 more women than men received degrees from Doane University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Doane University is white (679 degrees awarded). There were 19.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Doane University is General Business Administration & Management (69 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (25 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Doane University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (340 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), and History (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Doane University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,887,828 people), Accountants & auditors (1,055,831 people), Other managers (728,199 people), Financial managers (466,762 people), and Secondary school teachers (445,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (340 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Business (199 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Doane University are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (340 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Business (199 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Doane University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,194,807 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (573,860 people), Banking & related activities (502,640 people), Computer Systems Design (465,872 people), and Insurance carriers (450,609 people).

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (340 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (10 degrees), History (9 degrees), Business (199 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (21 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Doane University.
Most Common
  1. 69 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 25 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 24 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Doane University was General Business Administration & Management with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

269
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
535
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 269 degrees were awarded to men at Doane University, which is 0.503 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (535).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Doane University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.24 times more than the 51 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 148 degrees were awarded to women at Doane University in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 5.69 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 52% of students graduating from Doane University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Doane University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    679 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Doane University is white (679 degrees awarded). There were 19.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

2.61% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    457 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    222 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Doane University is white female (457 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (222 degrees).

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Doane University has an endowment valued at nearly $111M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.47M (1.33%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Doane University had a total salary expenditure of $43.6M. Doane University employs 42 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Doane University are Female Assistant professors (26), Male Professors(20), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Doane University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Service with 37 employees.

Endowment

$111M
2020 Endowment
3.44%
decline from 2019

Doane University has an endowment valued at about $111M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Doane University declined 3.44% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $70.8M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.21M - Federal
  2. $325k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Doane University received $3.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $325k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.6M
2020 Salaries
4.12%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Doane University paid a median of $22.6M in salaries, which represents 51.9% of their overall expenditure ($43.6M) and a 4.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 46.9% growth from 2018 and a 3.85% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.26M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2020, Doane University paid a total of $6.26M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Doane University were Assistant professor with 42 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Doane University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Service with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Doane University was Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Doane University.

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