Fast Facts


As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt College equips students, alumni, and the broader community to work effectively toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life.

Enrollment: 1,458 students, 2015-16
52% male; 48% female
86% live on campus
62% from out of state
20 countries represented on campus
Average Freshmen GPA: 3.60
Average ACT Score: 25.1
Average SAT Score: 1640
Average Class Size: 20 students per class
Required GPA for General Admission: 2.25
Required ACT for General Admission: English: 18; Math: 18; Composite: 19
Costs for 2014-15: Tuition & Fees: $28,280
Room & Board: $8,350
Total Cost: $36,630
Average FA Award: $23,765 with 98% receiving aid
Top Majors: Education, business, engineering, agriculture, and nursing
Affiliation: The Christian Reformed Church of North America
Campus Location & Size: Located in Sioux Center, Iowa (pop. 7,000), Dordt College is made up of 24 modern buildings on 150 acres of well-maintained Great Plains prairie.
Placement Rate: 99% of students are employed or in grad school within six months of graduation
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14:1
Athletics: NAIA Division II; Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) offering seven men's and seven women's sports; plus three club sports–men's ice hockey, men's lacrosse, and men's volleyball.