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: 1,459 students, 2014-15
54% male; 46% female
87% live on campus
60% from out of state
22 countries represented on campus
Average Freshmen GPA: 3.50
Average ACT Score: 25.0
Average SAT Score: 1578
Average Class Size: 19.9 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: $27,460
Room & Board: $8,000
Total Cost: $35,460
Average FA Award: $23,200 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: 98.6% 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.