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Doane University

Known for its leadership in higher education, Doane University is committed to academic excellence, innovation, and offers each person in its community a unique sense of belonging. These values have kept Doane successful for 147 years and will allow the institution to continue to build as we move forward in the future.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



An academy was founded on May 22, 1871, in Crete, Nebraska through the joint efforts of Thomas Doane, the chief civil engineer for the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, and a local Congregational pastor. On July 11, 1872, Doane College opened its doors and preempted Crete Academy. In May of 2016, Doane changed its name from Doane College to Doane University.


Doane offers something for everyone, catering to your interests. We offer 45 majors, several pre-professional programs, and 36 minors.


The Division of Science, Mathematics, and Information Science and Technology provides students with many opportunities to participate in research.  The listing below shows currently active groups.  While the listing is by department, it should be emphasized that much of the research being done in the division is interdisciplinary.  Any student who is interested in doing research in one of these areas should contact the lead professor.


Since 2014, the Career Center has worked to empower students and alumni in lifelong career development by promoting avenues for experiential learning, personal reflection, and exploration of career information. The College to Career Center provides comprehensive, innovative and inclusive career and employment services.

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Housing services

  • Frees Hall
  • Sheldon Hall
  • Smith Hall
  • Hansen Leadership Hall
  • Burrage Hall

Library services

Over 150 databases containing articles, eBooks, streaming media, primary sources, images, and more.

ICT services

Tiger Tech is Doane University's help desk and the first level of support for all of Doane University's students, faculty, and staff. Tiger Tech supports and maintains all laptops, desktops, printers and computer labs, and tracks all assets. Tiger Tech is responsible for all cabling infrastructure, phone systems, personal computers, scanners, printers, and other office technology.

Medical services

Student Health and Wellness

  • Doane University is committed to providing not just a quality education to our students, but also ensuring our students physical and mental well-being by providing necessary and helpful services.

Student Life

Campus life

Doane’s scenic 300-acre campus in Crete is truly something you have to see to believe. Located in a town of 7,000 people, you will be surrounded in a friendly, safe atmosphere where you can feel comfortable at home.

  • Crete
  • Grand Island
  • Lincoln
  • Omaha

Sports facilities

  • George and Sally Haddix Recreation and Athletic Center
  • Fuhrer Field House
  • Doane Ballfield Complex
  • Al Papik Field and Lauritsen Outdoor Track
  • College Heights Country Club
  • Wilderness Ridge
  • Cross Country Course
  • The Den

Student clubs

  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Alpha Kappa Delta
  • Alpha Pi Epsilon Fraternity
  • Alpha Psi Omega
  • Beta Beta Beta
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity


  • Doane University has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission since 1913. 
  • Doane is also accredited by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission of Post-Secondary Education. Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education 
  • Doane University is also a partner in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement, an agreement process that supports interstate postsecondary distance education. 

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