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: 1,534 students, 2017-18
52% male; 48% female
78.2% live on campus
62.3% from out of state
26 countries represented on campus
Average Freshmen GPA: 3.60
Average ACT Score: 24.7
Average SAT Score: 1140
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 2018-19: Tuition & Fees: $30,870
Room & Board: $9,590
Total Cost: $40,460
Average FA Award: $25,500 with more than 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. 7,500), Dordt is made up of 24 modern buildings on 150 acres of well-maintained Great Plains prairie.
Career Outcome Rate: 99.7% of students are employed or in grad school within six months of graduation
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15:1
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 and men's lacrosse.