#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Dordt College

Sioux Center, Iowa

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Student Population
Dordt College overview
Location Sioux Center, Iowa
Online dordt.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Religious Affiliation Christian Reformed Church
Dordt College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christian Reformed Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,595 prospective students applied, and 1,168 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 440 enrolled in the school.  1,404 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 380 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $33,590 plus fees of $580. Dort is ranked 380 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Dort is rated within the top 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Dordt College overview
SAT 1050/1290
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.65
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Dordt College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,030
Other Fees$580
Room and Board $10,780
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$49,480

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dordt College students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 23%
Business 17%
Engineering 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%
Agriculture 6%

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