Dana College

2848 College Drive, Blair, NE 68008
Tel: (402)426-9000
Private, non-profit | 595 students
Dana’s beautiful 150-acre campus is set on a hill overlooking the Missouri River Valley. The rich history of Dana College and state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Gardner-Hawks Center, completed in 2003, are both part of the scenic Dana campus.

School Overview:

Dana College
CountyWashington County, NE
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate (Liberal Arts) Colleges II
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Student Body
Total Enrollment595 students1,633 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
-6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
-2%
Finances and Admission
Total Dormitory Capacity600571
Tuition20300
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%96%

School Notes:

  • Dana College is a place where students make things happen — in their own lives and in the lives of others. Here no student sits on the sidelines.
  • Dana's outstanding academic programs in business, education and social work, among others, ensure that students have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to pursue challenging careers or placement in graduate school.
  • We offer more than 50 programs of study. We offer the practical like pre-health, accounting, education and social work. And we offer traditional liberal arts programs like English, art, music and psychology.
  • From academics to athletics to social and professional organizations, Dana students choose from a wide variety of experiences. You can join student government, be a member of campus ministry, perform in the Lauritzen Theatre or write for the student newspaper.
  • Dana College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the teacher education program is accredited at the elementary and secondary level by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and by the Nebraska State Department of Education. The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the business program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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Dana College
0 mi. away
Midland University
19.1 mi. away
College of Saint Mary
22.6 mi. away
Grace University
24.1 mi. away

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