A promising future ahead

Discover how our passionate faculty coupled with small class sizes can inspire you to achieve greatness. Experience the value of a Doane education and how it can empower you. 

Your possibilities are endless

Discovering your life’s passion is easier with options. Rooted in liberal arts, choose from 40 undergraduate majors and 9 graduate programs — all delivering real-world experience.

Let's start your success story, together.

Ready to become a Doane Tiger? Use this easy-to-follow checklist to get started.
  1. Submit your application 
  2. File and submit your FAFSA 
  3. Review and accept your financial aid award 
  4. Make your deposit 
  5. Complete all paperwork (including housing and health forms) 
  6. Student athletes: complete NAIA eligibility requirement at PlayNAIA.org
  7. Sign up for an enrollment day 
  8. Attend new student orientation 
  9. Send in your final transcripts

You’ve got great support to help you succeed.

You can count on our admissions counselors for guidance and support throughout your application process. They'll help you on your journey toward a successful future—via scholarships, grants and academic support.
Admission counselor

5 reasons to attend Doane

Students attend Doane from all over the world. Whether you're an incoming freshman or transfer student, the decision to make Doane your new home is a smart one.

Doane student studying

1. Finish your degree with flexibility

Studies show students at liberal arts schools graduate on time at a higher rate than public universities. Let us help make that happen.

2. An education that’s a great value

There are no hidden fees or add-ons to your bill here. We know your education is an investment, that’s why we offer an outstanding education at an affordable cost.
Student studying in Perkins Library
Students working together in Biology Lab

3. A college of opportunity

We offer students a unique, inclusive setting in intimate classrooms of about 11 students and professors. You’ll receive practical knowledge to get an edge over the competition.

4. Doane degrees matter

Accredited since 1913, we’re dedicated to helping you become the best version of yourself. 86% of our Class of 2018 graduates are employed or continuing their education.
Students celebrating at graduation
Lisa Wells Academic Success Advisor

5. We support your journey

We give you the tools and encouragement you need to succeed. We also help make decisions—like financial aid, internships, interviews and class schedules—easier for you.
Doane students studying

It’s not tuition – it’s an investment.

An education pays dividends. Our financial aid team will walk you through options – like scholarships, grants, loans or work-study programs – that can help support your decision to come to Doane.



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