73%

Acceptance Rate

$17,300

Avg.Financial Aid

001859

FAFSA Code

About Dordt College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,564

Website

www.dordt.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Reformed Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Christian Reformed Church university, Dordt University is situated in Sioux Center, IA. At Dordt University, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 46% of the students are females and 54% are males. Finally, at DU around 81% are white, 9% are Non-resident alien, and 4% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Randy Feenstra, Wiebo Ludwig, Jonathan A. Kobes, and Devin LeMahieu are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. DU offers a total of 208 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

498 4th Ave NE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7127226000
Fax: 7127226035
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Dordt University at the 324th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

73%

SAT Range

1060 - 1360

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 1030-1340 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Dordt University, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 21 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 700 7th St SE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1606, or call (712) 722-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,273

Average Annual Cost

$30,300

Books And Supplies

$1,140

Other Fees

$540

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,590

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,500

Total One Year Cost

$45,070

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to DU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $47,300. The average annual tuition cost ($31,770), books and supplies ($1,110), room and boarding ($10,020), and budget for other expenses ($3,980) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$366

Faculty Overview

72%

Male Professors

28%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

63 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

21 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

19 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

18 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

17 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

17 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

14 Graduates

Agriculture, General

12 Graduates

Social Work

12 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

10 Graduates

Psychology, General

10 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Animal Sciences

7 Graduates

Plant Sciences

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Communications Technology/Technicia...

5 Graduates

Construction Management

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Marketing

5 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

4 Graduates

Civil Engineering

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

4 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

4 Graduates

Teaching Assistants/Aides

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Literature

3 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

3 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

3 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

2 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

2 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

2 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

2 Graduates

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations...

1 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

1 Graduates

Engineering Science

1 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

1 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,424

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

4% Unknown

1% Black

3% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

57%

Out Of State

36%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,155 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,020 per year. The university has enrolled around 54% male and 46% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,500

$26,273

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 273

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,300

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,556

Students Receiving State Aid

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,228

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,301

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,166

$30K - $48K

$21,499

$48K - $75K

$19,175

$75K - $110K

$18,300

> $110K

$15,523

The financial aid department of Dordt University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Dordt University is around $16,107 and the federal grant is $4,436. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,162, while the institutional aid is $16,107.

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