1,376
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,109
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Dordt College is a Comprehensive institution located in Sioux Center, IA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 498 4th Avenue, NE
Sioux Center, IA  51250-1697
United States
Contact Mr. Howard Wislon
Vice President for Enrollment
Email: admissions@dordt.edu
Phone: 712-722-6080
Fax: 712-722-6035

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,355
Applied
1,022
Accepted
1,376
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

623
Females Applied
470
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

732
Males Applied
552
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.25
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st August 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st September 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 21 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,630
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
8,730
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

25,109
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,520
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,267
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,765
Avg. Loan Aid
22,291
Avg. Grant Aid
17,569
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
43%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,376
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 81.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 0.87%
Two or more races 0.73%
Other 3.92%

Gender

Male (54.29%)
Female (45.71%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Talent Extravaganza, Homecoming and Parents' Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
PLIA, Future Teachers, Ag Club, Lacrosse Club and Defenders of Life

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
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Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

105
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 80
Part-time - 25
Male - 60
Female - 45