Dordt College: Statistics

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#3376 of 14,160In the World
#972 of 2,624In North America
#903 of 2,523In the United States
#12 of 39In Iowa
#305 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
Top50%For 9 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Reformed Church
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$26,570 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,385
Graduates
162
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Dordt College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%73%80%
Applicants1,426944482
Admissions1,076691385
Freshmen enrolled full time358192166

60 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

180 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
59 or 16%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1340
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Dordt College are 1030-1340 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
326 or 91%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Dordt College are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1266 (82%)
Nonresident Alien127 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown59 (4%)
Hispanic40 (3%)
Black or African American18 (1%)
Asian17 (1%)
Two or more races14 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,570/year
Average aid awarded
$18,308
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,967
$30-48K$22,177
$48-75K$22,821
$75-110K$26,237
$110K+$28,980

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,210$5,940
Tuition in-state$31,210$5,940
Tuition out-of-state$31,210$5,940
Fee in-district$560$100
Fee in-state$560$100
Fee out-of-state$560$100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,311
Combined charge for room and board$10,020

Dordt College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Elementary Education and Teaching29
Educational Leadership and Administration, General24
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse21
Civil Engineering, General14
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels13
Marketing & Marketing Management, General13
Finance, General12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General12
Social Work11
Mechanical Engineering11
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations11
Psychology, General10
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10
Agricultural Production Operations, General9
Accounting9
Animal Sciences, General9
Secondary Education and Teaching8
Business & Commerce, General8
Curriculum and Instruction8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies7
Agriculture, General24
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General6
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies32
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5
Construction Management5
Commercial and Advertising Art5
Plant Sciences, General4
Writing, General4
Communications Technology & Technician4
Chemistry, General4
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General4
History, General3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Computer Engineering, General3
Chemical Engineering3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management2
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
Environmental Science2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Human Resources Management and Services, Other2
Clinical Psychology2
Community Organization and Advocacy2
Youth Ministry2
Mathematics and Computer Science2
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst2
Teacher Assistant & Aide1
History, Other1
Actuarial Science1
Office Management and Supervision1
Environmental Studies1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences, Other1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1
Engineering Technology, General1
Acting1
Business Administration and Management, General1
Political Science and Government, General1
Natural Resources Management and Policy1
Engineering Science1
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other1
Grand Total2130032
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%75%75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,885
Citations
4,027

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,288 / 1,083
Art & Design
577 / 90
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
354 / 43
Philosophy
290 / 52
Literature
271 / 37
Art History
244 / 22
History
243 / 124
Psychology
235 / 450
Political Science
205 / 64
Creative Writing
177 / 36
Sociology
149 / 262
Performing arts
136 / 24
Education Majors
130 / 78
Mathematics
125 / 208
Math Teachers
109 / 155
Medicine
102 / 866
Biology
101 / 926
Computer Science
94 / 316
Media Studies
91 / 9
Business
86 / 156
Classics and Ancient History
84 / 117
Fashion Design
81 / 10
Environmental Science
73 / 538
Law
63 / 6
Aesthetics
61 / 13
Social Psychology
49 / 14
Engineering
45 / 270
Physics
44 / 798
Economics
40 / 39
Chemistry
37 / 424
Public Policy / Administration
37 / 12
Gender Studies
34 / 2
Geography and Cartography
30 / 4
Cognitive Science
25 / 13
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
23 / 138
Health Science
23 / 20
Genetics
21 / 193
Political Economy
20 / 8
Demography
20 / 483
Communications and Public Relations
20 / 84

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990224
1991325
19922710
1993288
1994282
1995265
1996216
19972012
19981611
1999197
20003412
20012022
20022622
20033028
20043323
20054313
20063633
20073354
20083578
20094696
20103799
201153134
201239121
201364172
2014117218
2015234197
2016155242
201717313
201824401
201938498
202022665

Notable alumni

  1. Randy Feenstra

    Photo
    Randy Feenstra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Randall Lee Feenstra is an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. The district covers much of the northwestern quadrant of the state, including Sioux City, but stretches as far east as Ames and Mason City.

  2. Devin LeMahieu

    Photo
    Devin LeMahieu
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianeditor
    Biography

    Devin LeMahieu is an American businessman and Republican politician. He is the current majority leader of the Wisconsin State Senate, since 2021, and has represented the 9th Senate district since 2015.

  3. Sam Kooiker

    Photo
    Sam Kooiker
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sam Kooiker is an American politician. He served as Mayor of Rapid City, South Dakota from 2011 to 2015.

General info

Alternative namesDordt
Founded1955
MottoSoli Deo Gloria
Glory To God Alone
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff257
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address700 7th St SE
Sioux Center, Iowa, 51250-1606
United States
City population7,000
Phone7127226000
Fax+1 (712) 722 1185

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