Fast Facts


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

Enrollment: 1,548 students, 2019-20
53.7% male; 46.3% female
83.3% live on campus
58.3% from out of state
24 countries represented on campus
Average Freshmen GPA: 3.60
Average ACT Score: 25
Average SAT Score: 1160
Average Class Size: 19 students per class
Required GPA for General Admission: 2.25
Required ACT for General Admission: English: 18; Math: 18; Composite: 19
Costs for 2018-19: Tuition & Fees: $31,770
Room & Board: $10,020
Total Cost: $41,790
Average FA Award: $28,605 with more than 98% receiving aid
Top Majors: Education, business, engineering, nursing, and agriculture
Affiliation: The Christian Reformed Church of North America
Campus Location & Size: Located in Sioux Center, Iowa (pop. 7,500), Dordt is made up of 24 modern buildings on 150 acres of well-maintained Great Plains prairie.
Career Outcome Rate: 99% of students are employed or in grad school within six months of graduation
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12:1
Athletics: NAIA Division II; Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) offering eight men's and eight women's sports; plus two club sports—men's ice hockey and men's lacrosse.