2848 College Drive Blair, NE 68008-1099 402-426-7222
About Dana College
  • Year of Foundation 1884
  • Size of Campus 150 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Lutheran
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 676
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47%, 53%, 42%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 595
Dana College is a now defunct baccalaureate college located in Blair, Nebraska. Its rural 150-acre (607,000 m²) campus is approximately 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Omaha, and overlooks a portion of the Missouri River Valley. The name “Dana” is the poetic variant of “Denmark.” The college was founded in 1884 by Danish pioneers.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowsip of Christian Athletes, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fusion, Christ in Action
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Social Awareness organization, Helping Our People Expand (HOPE)
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fling, Homecoming, Sights&Sounds of Christmas, Winterfest, Arbor Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Dean's List, Delta Mu Delta
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Omaha, NE (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Omaha, NE (25)
  • Distance to nearest bus Omaha, NE (25)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 17%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 14%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (90%), women's dorms (9%), apartments for married students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 85%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 14,200
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 5,246
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Danish Immigrant Archives
  • Number of e-books 5,640
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 158,752
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,979
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, religious
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Cargil, Millard Public Schools, Bellevue Public Schools, Omaha Public School District, Washington County Bank,
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Nebraska-Omaha)
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 350
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 82%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Creighton University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural