Dordt College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Dordt College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,460 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1955 and is the only school located in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Dordt College is affiliated with Christian Reformed Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
105
Good
Dordt College will give you the opportunity to earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Dordt College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 105 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Engineering, Agriculture, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Dordt College is high at 81% (well above Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Dordt College is average - 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at Dordt College is pretty decent: 15:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,300
High
Average tuition cost is very high - $27,800 a year. The additional fees at Dordt College beyond tuition are roughly $500; this makes it a total of $28,300 a year.

Read the details about Dordt College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,342 applications were submitted and 937 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Dordt College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Low
Dordt College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dordt College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Dordt College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $3,500 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dordt College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dordt College Location and Maps



Post Address: Dordt College, 498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697, USA
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