Skip to Main Content

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

editorial

Dordt is an above-average private, Christian university located in Sioux Center, Iowa. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,319 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Dordt acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Elementary Education, Nursing, and Finance. Graduating 75% of students, Dordt alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,900.

About

700 7th St SE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Great Plains Athletic Conference

Dordt University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Dordt Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1340
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
Application Website

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$26,570 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,308 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 24 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    2%
  • None
    94%
  • Some
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,319 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
66
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
38%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Holistic
    38%
  • Respectful
    25%
  • Welcoming
    25%
  • Reformed
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 18 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • It's home
    71%
  • Home away from home
    14%
  • Maverick
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
75%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
70%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Dordt University
More

Dordt University Reviews

Rating 3.5 out of 5  390 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Dordt University
Rate It!
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

Add to List