Doane University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,500
4.55% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$26,220
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.19%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
71.4%
2,116 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,422
71% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
62.3%
210 Graduates

About

Doane University is a higher education institution located in Saline County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Doane University were General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees awarded), General Human Services (39 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (32 degrees).

In 2019, 854 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Doane University. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (718 degrees), 16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Doane University is $34,500, which is $7,220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Doane University is $34,500, which is $7,220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,220.

In 2019, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Doane University was $34,500. The cost of tuition at Doane University is $7,220 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$26,220
2019 Value
5.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Doane University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,220. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Doane University grew by 5.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,400
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Doane University was of $9,400 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.41% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Doane University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 18% with respect to 2018, when 100% 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.
7.19%
2017 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Doane University was 7.19%, which represents 50 out of the 695 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Doane University received 2,116 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 23.4% annual decline. Out of those 2,116 applicants, 1,511 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,422 students enrolled at Doane University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Doane University has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,511
Accepted Out of 2,116

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Doane University was 71.4% (1,511 admissions from 2,116 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 68.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -23.4%, while admissions declined by -19.8%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Doane University has a total enrollment of 2,422 students. The full-time enrollment at Doane University is 1,719 students and the part-time enrollment is 703. This means that 71% 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, 6.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Black or African American, 3.1% Two or More Races, 1.65% Asian, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Doane University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.7%), followed by White Male (37.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.44%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.5%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Black or African American Female (3.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Doane University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,422 students. The full-time enrollment at Doane University is 1,719 and the part-time enrollment is 703. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Doane University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Doane University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,934
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    164
  3. Black or African American
    87

The enrolled student population at Doane University is 79.9% White, 6.77% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Black or African American, 3.1% Two or More Races, 1.65% Asian, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 88 students (3.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 222 more women than men received degrees from Doane University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Doane University is white (718 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Doane University is General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (39 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (32 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 (337 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,510,210 people), Secondary school teachers (532,965 people), Education administrators (275,544 people), Special education teachers (210,288 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (194,878 people).

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (337 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), History (12 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (9 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, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (337 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), History (12 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (9 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 (2,851,520 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (334,319 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (165,955 people), Individual & family services (144,463 people), and Child day care services (110,788 people).

The most specialized majors at Doane University are Education (337 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), History (12 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (9 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 101 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 32 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Doane University was General Business Administration & Management with 101 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

316
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
538
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 316 degrees were awarded to men at Doane University, which is 0.587 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (538).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Doane University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 76 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 141 degrees were awarded to women at Doane University in Curriculum & Instruction, which is 6.71 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 59% of students graduating from Doane University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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 (69.1%).

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, 1.9% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    718 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Doane University is white (718 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

3.04% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    461 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    257 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Doane University is white female (461 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (257 degrees).

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Operations

Doane University has an endowment valued at nearly $115M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.36M (4.68%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Doane University had a total salary expenditure of $44.4M. Doane University employs 40 Assistant professors, 31 Associate professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Doane University are Female Assistant professors (25), Male Professors(19), 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 51 employees, Management, with 49 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$115M
2019 Endowment
1.54%
growth from 2018

Doane University has an endowment valued at about $115M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Doane University grew 1.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $73.9M 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. $2.27M - Federal
  2. $400k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Doane University received $2.27M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $400k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$21.7M
2019 Salaries
46.9%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Doane University paid a median of $21.7M in salaries, which represents 49% of their overall expenditure ($44.4M) and a 46.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.85% growth from 2017 and a 7.8% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.44M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2019, Doane University paid a total of $6.44M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Doane University were Assistant professor with 40 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Doane University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 51 employees; Management with 49 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Doane University was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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

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