Doane University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Doane University
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 RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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
Applicants Submitting ACT90%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
81% of Doane University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||19%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to Doane University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.