498 Fourth Avenue NE Sioux Center, IA 51250 712-722-6080
About Dordt College
  • Year of Foundation 1955
  • Size of Campus 150 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian Reformed
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,259
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50%, 50%, 61%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,720
  • Room and Board $6,010
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,314
Dordt College is a private, Christian, liberal arts college located in Sioux Center, Iowa, United States. It was founded in 1955 and is affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church. The college name is a reference to the Synod of Dordt (Dordrecht). Dordt annually enrolls about 1,300 students from more than 30 states, seven Canadian provinces, and 10 other countries, with a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. U.S. News and World Report has included Dordt in its America’s Best Colleges listing for 18 straight years(since 1993), including a six top 10 rankings in the Midwest region’s Best Baccalaureate Colleges. In 2008 it was tied for #3 in the Midwest region. The college is committed to a Reformed, Christian perspective that embraces the Bible as the word of God. The college offers 90 programs of study that lead to Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Education degrees.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Price is Trite, Talent Extravaganza, Spring Banquet, Christmas Banquet.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Kuyper Scholars Program
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) PLIA (Putting Love Into Action), AMOR (A Mission OutReach), Bread for the World, Youth Ministry Club, Women of Promise
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Spectrum Club, Club Hispano
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Sioux Falls, SD (60), Sioux City, IA (45)
  • Distance to nearest train Omaha, NE (140)
  • Distance to nearest bus Sioux City, IA (45)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 17%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 85%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (33%), women's dorms (12%), men's dorms (14%), apartment for single students (41%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 76%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 5
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 141,619
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 10
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,916
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 920
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 30
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 163,486
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 7,100
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 38%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 80%
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,300
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Christian Schools International (CSI) schools throughout the world.English Language Institute-China (ELIC)Innotec Corporation, Inc., Zeeland, MichiganInterstates Engineering Company, Sioux Center, IowaJohnson Controls, Inc., Holland, MichiganPel
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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