Dordt University

Sioux Center, IA, USA
3.84 Average Rating

Affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church, Dordt College is a Christian liberal arts college in northwest Iowa. Dordt grants undergraduate degrees in over 40 academic majors and all classes feature a reformed Christian perspective. As a Christian institution, Dordt holds weekly chapel services and videos of chapel are archived on the college website. In addition, Dordt features a student-run program called Putting Love Into Action that coordinates service-learning trips and projects and every year students gather at nearby Lake Okoboji for an annual spiritual retreat.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Christian Reformed Church
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
72%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
39%
Out-Of-State Students
53%
89%
Submitting ACT
20%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1159
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,533
Total Number of Undergrads
1,448
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
57%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
64%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$25,688
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,870
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,870
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,590
Books and Supplies
$1160

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,950
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,175
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$15,010

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
70%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,795
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$23,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$238
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
83%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Defenders
School Colors
Black/Gold/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Great Plains Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Sioux Falls
Des Moines
Grand Rapids
Minneapolis
Chicago
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
96%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.84 Average Rating
I love everything that Dordt College has to offer! The community on campus is the best part about living on campus. The different choirs and sports teams are a great way to meet new friends!
Sarah from Tucson, AZ
You will grow spiritually. You will gain friends for a life time. You will achieve greatness.
Brittany from Stanwood, WA

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