Application for admission should be made well in advance of the semester a student wishes to enter Dordt College. Admission for all freshman students is determined by the Office of Admissions after the application, fee, transcript(s) and ACT or SAT scores have been received.

  1. Complete the application for admission. Application is FREE for all full-time freshman applicants.
  2. Have an official high school transcript of grades 9-11 sent to Dordt College. See the Transcript Request Form.
  3. Have your ACT/SAT score reports sent to Dordt College:
    • Dordt College's ACT College code is 1301. To request that your score report be sent to Dordt College, visit the ACT Report Request page.
    • Dordt College's College Board (SAT) code is 6171. To request that your score report be sent to Dordt College, visit the SAT Report Request page.

  4. Complete Dordt College Scholarship forms by December 1.
    They will be available to print from Dordt's website. Be sure to contact the Coordinator for Scholarships and Grants or your admissions counselor to see which forms you should fill out.
  5. Financial aid forms to be filed after October 1:

    U.S. Students

    If you are a U.S. citizen, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form can be obtained from your high school counselor or from the Dordt College financial aid office (click here to request a form) and may be submitted after the first of October. Students who wish to apply online should go to Remember after applying online you and your parents must sign the form either by submitting a hardcopy signature or signing the form electronically. This form must be submitted before April 1.

    You must also complete the Dordt College Supplemental Data Form and, if interested in working on campus, the Student Employment Application Form. These forms should be completed by April 1.

    The Dordt College Federal ID is #001859.

    Canadian Students

    If you are a Canadian citizen, you must complete the Dordt College Canadian Financial Aid Form. This form should be printed, completed and returned directly to the financial aid office by April 1 to be included in the first round of awards. Canadian students who wish to work must also complete the Student Employment Application Form. This form should be completed by April 1.

Be sure to double check the Admissions/Financial Aid timeline to make sure everything is done on time.