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Requirements & Criteria

Academic Performance Requirements:

International Students - Graduating High School 

U.S. High School GPA: 3/0+ cumulative or equivalent
ACT: 20+ cumulative (or SAT: 1030-1050+ cumulative)

International Students - Transferring from a U.S. accredited university with 24+ transferable credit hours

College GPA: 2.5+ cumulative

Note: Students with GPA and test scores below these equivalents will be considered for admittance by Doane University's Faculty Admission Committee.

English Proficiency Requirements:

DuoLingo English Test: Minimum score of 95 for Undergraduate Students
DuoLingo English Test: Minimum score of 95 for Graduate and Adult Students


  • IBT: 75 - with minimums of 16 in reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • PBT paper-based: 25
  • CBT computer-based: 196
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6
  • ACT: English subscore of 21
  • SAT:Reading score of 27

Note: Students will not be admitted without minimum English proficiency scores. Score must be from a test taken within the last two years.