Dordt University

Sioux Center, IA

Dordt University

Sioux Center, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,820

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
623
25th
520
75th
660
25th
540
75th
29
25th
21
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,074
Declined 421
Total Received 1,495
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Private

1,530

undergraduate students

239

graduate students

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School Facts

Dordt University (formerly Dordt College), founded in 1955, is a private, liberal arts, church-affiliated college. Its 110-acre campus is located in Sioux Center, IA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,769
Established in 1955
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other Christian

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150-acre campus in Sioux Center (population: 7,579), 45 miles from Sioux City and 55 miles from Sioux Falls, SD. Served by air; major airport and bus serve Sioux City. School operates transportation to Sioux City, Sioux Falls, and local airport.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Dordt University
498 Fourth Avenue, NE
Sioux Center, IA
51250

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
623
25th
520
75th
660
25th
540
75th
29
25th
21
75th
27
25th
21
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,074
Declined 421
Total Received 1,495

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,335

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,240
Room & board $10,470
Additional fees $580
Books & supplies $1,130
Total $44,420
Average Financial Aid - $17,335
Total with Avg. Aid $27,085
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Financial Aid Office


P: 712 722-6087
F: 712 722-6035
finaid@dordt.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, lacrosse, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance team, line dancing, swing dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Great Plains Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Actuarial Science.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Production Operations, General.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling.
American History (United States).
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal Sciences, Other.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Communications Technology/Technician.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Management, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Data Science, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
General Literature.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Graphic Design.
Health Communication.
History, General.
History, Other.
Human Resources Management and Services, Other.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Agriculture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Journalism.
Lay Ministry.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Office Management and Supervision.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Assistant/Aide.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Writing, General.
Youth Ministry.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Engineering Science
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,769

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,530
students

Female
46%
710

Male
54%
820

14%

239
students

Female
50%
119

Male
50%
120

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,336
students

Female
46%
609

Male
54%
727

13%

194
students

Female
52%
101

Male
48%
93

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Canada
Indonesia
Kenya
Nigeria
South Korea
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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