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Dort Demographics & Diversity

Sioux Center, Iowa

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Dort are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Dordt College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 2%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 7%
Two or more races 0%
International 9%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more male students than female students enrolled at Dordt College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Dort has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Dordt College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Dordt College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 846
Women 816

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Dort serves a high number of out-of-state students with 61% of the student body residing outside of Iowa or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dordt College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 39%
Out of State 54%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,155 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153250 IPEDS survey data for Dordt College.