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What you learn here will set you apart
for the rest of your life.

Doane’s affordable world-class education has a global reach – it prepares students from around the world to be active, curious leaders in their careers and lives. We do this from the Heartland of America on a beautiful and inclusive campus dedicated to undergraduate achievement – small-classroom learning that leads to big opportunities.

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An Enriched Education

Doane’s faculty are active members of their fields. Professors are invested in their students’ success and students are encouraged engage in real-world research and practice from the outset.

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Built on Community

We’re proud of our small classes. You’ll work closely with your peers and instructors, and you’ll always have the personal help you need.

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Fits Your Needs

At Doane, we’re here to help. If you do the classwork, we guarantee you’ll graduate in four years. Or if you’re looking for a challenge, we offer a three-year degree program to help you get to your career more quickly.

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Academic Strength

Doane has always believed in a complete and well-rounded education, pairing a full liberal arts curriculum with rigorous study in a student’s chosen field. At Doane, international students can pursue graduate research opportunities at the undergraduate level to gain hands-on experience solving problems that impact the real world.

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Support for Success

Doane’s small community is focused on providing a high level of support through our Academic Success Center where students can work with tutors, in our Writing Center where they can perfect their English language skills, and through our Office of International Programs, which can help you navigate the U.S. immigration system.

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Focused on Results

Doane’s international students have gone on to do some great things. Some have enrolled in Columbia University through our Dual Degree program, received admittance to Kansas City University Med School, and have returned home to work for companies such as Tesla, the Panama Canal Authority and FIFA.

Explore Doane University

Get your first look at Doane’s campus through our interactive virtual tour. From Perry Memorial Campus Center, to Doane Lake, to all of our residence halls, the tour covers all the major parts of our Crete campus to give you an idea of where you could spend the next four years of your life Earning Your Shield.

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24/7 campus security patrol and security escort program.
Student Mentors to help you connect to our welcoming community.

Collaborative Degree Programs

Doane offers some exciting opportunities for international students. For students from China and Taiwan, our Dual Degree and 2+2 programs offer paths of study at multiple universities culminating in one elite degree. Several areas of study are available. And for all international students, Doane’s Pre-Med Program kickstarts your career with all the soft skills you need to impress future employers. Click the links for more information.

Tuition Information

Studying in the United States can be expensive. Doane University tries to take the sting out of your studies with generous financial aid for international students. During the 2017-18 school year, 100% of undergraduate students at Doane’s Crete campus received financial aid. Doane has dozens of programs for students from all walks of life, and our advisors will take all the time you need to understand your options. View detailed tuition information.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Basic Room & Board$9,400.00
Total Direct Costs$45,900.00

NOTE: Estimated information for Academic Year 2019/20. All figures and amounts in U.S. dollars. There may be additional costs associated with living expenses, certain courses for textbooks, materials, laboratory fees, and computer access charges. Contact an Advisor for additional information.

Ready to Earn Your Shield?

Like what you see? Apply to Doane University today. It’s free and easy, and it only takes about 15 minutes. The next 15 minutes of your life could make the next four years something special. Apply today and start Earning Your Shield.

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