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Dana College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Dana College

Website: http://www.dana.edu
Address: 2848 College Dr , Blair , Nebraska - 68008
Phone: (402) 426-9000
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Great Plains Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
904
523
381
Percent admitted
71%
69%
74%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
21%
21%
22%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
390
560
SAT Math
460
540
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
19
23
ACT English
18
24
ACT Math
18
23
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $19,320
Out-of-state tuition $19,320
Books and supplies $650
On-campus room and board $6,350
On-campus other expenses $1,750
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
100%
-
Federal grant aid
30%
$4,083
State or local grant aid
16%
$932
Institutional grant aid
99%
-
Loan aid
86%
$6,779
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
546
55%
45%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 565
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 95%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 3%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 42%
Men 39%
Women 45%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 28%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 40%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 42%

Contact Information

Address: Blair, Nebraska
Phone Number: (402) 426-9000

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $18,650 $19,370 $20,120 $21,100 4.9%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,280 28.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,390 $5,990 $6,350 $6,220 -2.0%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,400 20.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $3,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 25.0%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,820 41.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,820 41.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $27,040 $28,360 $29,470 $31,000 5.2%
Off Campus $24,650 $25,370 $27,120 $30,200 11.4%
Off Campus with Family $21,650 $22,370 $23,120 $25,200 9.0%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,087 662 425
Percent admitted 66% 63% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 25% 23%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record   X
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 16 9%
ACT 165 95%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Math 410 520
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 17 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1958 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1963 -   Accredited