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Doane University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Doane University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.2%
Admission Difficulty for Doane University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Doane University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,559 out of 2,392 applicants were admitted making Doane University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Doane University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Doane University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Doane University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Doane University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Doane University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Doane University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Doane University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Doane University?

Admission data indicates that Doane University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Doane University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Doane University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >78%
22 to 25 Avg + 65%-78%
20 to 22 Avg - 55%-65%
18 to 20 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 18 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Doane University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Doane University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Doane University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Doane University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

81% of Doane University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Doane University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 81%
Bottom 50% of class 19%
Bottom 25% of class 4%

Admission Statistics

Doane University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 914 1,478 2,392
Accepted 669 890 1,559
Acceptance Rate 73% 60% 65%
Enrolled 132 167 299
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Doane University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Doane University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Doane University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181020 IPEDS survey data for Doane University.

Frequently Asked Questions

90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Doane University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.