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Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, IA 51250

http://www.dordt.edu

Dordt College is a private, Christian college located in Sioux Center, IA. We've ranked it #348 in the USA on our all-around top colleges list, and admission is attainable for most, not that competitive, accepting 73% of applicants. It is a small institution with full-time enrollment of 1,273 undergrads. Dordt's most frequently selected major is a Bachelor's in Elementary Education, which is elected by 14% of students. Alternative often in-demand options include Agricultural Business, which accounts for 5% of students, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science (4%). If you would like to study agricultural sciences or engineering at a college in Iowa, Dordt is the perfect option for you, because it ranks second in the state for both these subjects. Additionally, Dordt College placed 3rd in IA on our best Christian colleges list. For those of you from Iowa, full price tuition runs $29,298 per year; non-Iowa applicants, however, have to pay $32,382. If that price is too much, be aware that nearly the whole Dordt student body, a huge majority of Dordt undergrads procures at least some scholarship or grant funding. 74% of Dordt College students hang in there to graduation day, prepared to enter the workforce. A couple years after receiving their degrees, alumni earn a median yearly income of $35,900. After another four years working, the graduate's median annual earnings climbs 16.2% to $41,700, which is 4% on top of the national median salary for individuals. Some of you may want to find that you are neither required nor recommended to submit letters of recommendation along with your application. Secondly, Dordt does not offer a teacher certification program, and the retention rate for first-time students is 80%. Related to your checkbook, be aware that 27% of undergraduates are awarded Pell grants to subsidize their tuition. With regard to demographics, White undergraduates make up 82% of the undergraduate population and Asian-Americans make up 1% of professors at Dordt. Finally, 12% of alums are not employed six years after college and the bottom quartile of graduates make $23,800 or less six years after completing their studies.

Ratings

7.28

Party Scene

8.00

Location

9.01

Dorms

8.50

Campus Food

8.76

Student Life

8.97

Safety

Admissions

73%

Acceptance

SAT Score

1060-1360

ACT Score

22-28

Application Deadline:
Rolling Admissions
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http://www.dordt.edu/admissions/apply/
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Cost

Net Price:

$26,273/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$17,300/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

99%

Academics

Professor Rating

8.24


14:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

73%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

14:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Elementary Education

50

Agricultural Business

18

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

15

Accounting

14

Finance

14

Biology

14

Mechanical Engineering

14

High School Education

13

Value

In State Tuition
$30,840/year
Out of State Tuition
$30,840/year