Located just 23 miles southwest of Lincoln, and 75 miles southwest of Omaha, Doane University’s Crete Campus serves almost 1,000 students from the Midwest and beyond. With Honors Programs, Seminars and unique Learning Communities, Doane University grants a rich, educational foundation for students to grow upon as they move forward in their lives and careers. While we cannot promise the four years spent here will be easy, we do promise to walk beside our students on the journey to Earn Their Shield.
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Life at Doane
Doane University Crete is a community that stretches 300-acres. With 60 students clubs, 10 Greek Life organizations and 22 athletic teams, everyone can find their pack.
Considering 75% of our students live on campus, our four residence halls are designed to make New Tigers feel right at home, with amenities ranging from Wi-Fi, free laundry, patios with fireplaces, to a gaming room.
With over 45 majors, several pre-professional programs, and 36 minors, our College of Arts and Sciences provides students of all backgrounds an opportunity to succeed personally and professionally.
A proud member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Doane's Tigers, span 22 intercollegiate sports teams. With approximately 60% of our students belonging to an athletic team, Doane has ranked in the Top Three of the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy Standings every year, for the past five years.
Doane offers affordable world-class education to all students right in the Heartland of America. With scholarships for international students ranging from $10,000 - $20,000, Earning Your Shield does not have to be a financial burden.
A once-in-a-lifetime experience, studying abroad develops competencies that make students more likely to graduate, be accepted to graduate school and obtain a job after graduation. With programs including Semester at Sea, CIS, ISEP and more, students can experience the world, and carry those memories with them for their rest of their lives.
Three Year Program
For motivated students, eager for an intensive challenge, Doane University offers a three-year program. That means less time and money spent on school and a faster route to the job market or professional school. With options in Biology, Chemistry, History, and more, students can earn 123 credits with potential savings of $20,000.*
Small School. Big Things.
As Nebraska's oldest private college, founded in 1872, we have a legacy that has lasted through generations. With an average class size of 11, students are guaranteed one-on-one attention and mentoring, and will never get lost in the mix.
Education is an investment, and here at Doane, we realize that managing the cost of higher education can be a daunting task. We reward students for their achievements both in and out of the classroom and offer Academic, Athletic, and Performing Arts Scholarships, as well as Leadership Awards and Grants.
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1014 Boswell Ave.
Crete, NE 68333
Phone: (402) 826 - 2161
Fax (402) 826-8600