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Dordt College

498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, IA

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ACADEMICS

The curriculum is designed to give each student a complete comprehensive education from a solid, Reformed, Christian perspective. There are over 30 majors and 11 pre-professional programs of study. Degrees include the four-year Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Engineering and in Nursing, and Bachelor of Social Work degrees, along with the two-year Associate of Arts degree, and a Master of Education degree.

ACTIVITIES:

Dozens of clubs and activities, from choir, band, and student government to drama, academic, and social clubs.

ATHLETICS:

A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), Dordt College fields intercollegiate teams in men's baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, indoor and outdoor track; and in women's basketball, cross country, soccer, golf, softball, indoor track, and volleyball. A variety of intramural sports are offered as well.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE:

Approximately 85 percent of Dordt College students live in campus residence halls or on-campus apartments.

FINANCIAL AID:

About 98 percent of our students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study opportunities.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Dordt College requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.25 for regular admissions status. ACT or SAT results are also considered in the admissions process. Recommended preparation includes: English, 4 years; foreign language, 2 years; social science, 2 years; natural science, 2 years; mathematics, 3 years (including algebra and geometry).

Get more information at: dordt.edu

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Dordt College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Dordt College is about 1,500, where graduate students make up roughly 25% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $28,000-$33,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,400 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $10,000, the cost includes twenty-one meals per week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$14,773
Receiving Student Loans75%$7,274
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Dordt College may provide services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Dordt College is approximately 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years52%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Dordt College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Dordt College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Dordt College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
69.82%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$12,260