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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.
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Why Doane?

The first moment you step onto our storied 300-acre campus, you’ll know Doane is different. It isn’t just our long history of innovative learning. It’s the feeling of being surrounded by possibilities.

Nationally Recognized

Doane is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in Nebraska by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. And Princeton Review labeled Doane a “Best Midwestern School.”
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On-Time Graduation

Doane was one of the first colleges in the country to implement a four-year graduation guarantee. Here, you’ll graduate on time or ahead schedule with the skills you need to shape your future.

Boundless Possibilities

Our liberal arts education offers 24 majors, 26 minors and several pre-professional programs. You’ll also find 22 athletic teams, 60+ student clubs and 10 Greek Life organizations to join.
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Personal Attention

You won’t find massive auditorium classes at Doane. Our average class size is 11, giving you the personal attention your education deserves. It’s one of the many reasons we have such a rich tradition of Fulbright Scholars.
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Getting into Doane

Ready to be on a first-name basis with your future? Find out how to apply to Doane as a grad or undergrad and what financial aid options are available.

We Build Leaders & our Students Tell it Best

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Life as a Tiger

More than 75 percent of students decide to live on our historic campus among the bustling activity of events and organizations. What will your favorite part of life on campus be?

Aztryd Lima

Spanish Education Major, class of 2022
Immediately when I stepped on the campus it felt like home, like I just fit in. However, the moment that convinced me Doane was the place I needed to be was when I got to sit and talk with a professor. I met with her and when we sat down she asked me, “what is your end goal?” I told her I wanted to teach abroad and immediately she began to plan how my future would look if I chose Doane. I realized that Doane cared about my future success not just in my college career, but even further into my future, no other university cared as much Doane.
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Doane University names new residence hall to honor trustee, C. Donald Brodie

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May 20, 2024

Congratulations to Doane's 295 May graduates

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May 17, 2024

Doane names outdoor theatre to honor 1952 graduate Rev. Dr. Robert L. Polk

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May 13, 2024

Doane awards Lyons, Blue Hill students with Academic Excellence scholarship

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April 30, 2024

Three scholarships awarded to current, future Doane students

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April 29, 2024

Tiger Bites — April 2024

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April 29, 2024

New program offers access to leadership skills from anywhere in the world

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April 25, 2024

Doane alum named South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year

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April 22, 2024

Featured Tiger — Arturo Salinas ’24

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