Dordt University

Sioux Center, IA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,411
Graduate Enrollment: 249
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Christian Reformed Church

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 73.23%

Male/Female: 52% / 48% (2017)

First generation college students: 12.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.7% (2016)
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,199
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1050 - 1290

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 28

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 49.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 18.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 80.4%
Black: 0.6%
Hispanic: 2.8%
Asian: 1.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 1.5%
Non-resident alien: 10.0%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $47,712
In-State tuition: $34,170
Out-of-State tuition: $34,170

Estimated books and supplies: $1,030 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,780 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,500 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,230 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,500 (2022)

Average Family Income: $100,064 (2017)
Median Family Income: $83,535 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 49.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $228 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $19,354
$30k-48k $22,382
$48k-75k $25,340
$75k-110k $26,520
$110k+ $29,898

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 71%
6-year graduation rate: 74%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,794 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 93.9% (2015)
@3 year 96.8% (2017)
@5 year 96.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 87.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 84.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,424 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,041 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 14 $27,559 ($2,297)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 21 $24,500 $260 $65,983 ($5,499) $64,987 ($5,416)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 14 $52,830 ($4,403)
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 18 $22,250 $236 $47,924 ($3,994)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 13
Bachelor's Degree Construction Management. 5
Bachelor's Degree History. 8
Associate's Degree Agriculture, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 11 $19,000 $201 $48,797 ($4,066)
Associate's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 9
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communications Technology/Technician. 5
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 2
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 8
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 24 $63,463 ($5,289)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 79 $21,500 $228 $36,182 ($3,015) $39,197 ($3,266)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 8
Associate's Degree Teaching Assistants/Aides. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Science. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 11 $63,959 ($5,330) $69,444 ($5,787)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 4
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 12
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 2
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 13 $40,515 ($3,376)
Bachelor's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 4
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Bachelor's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 11
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $58,923
Full time faculty: 61%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $49,612,232 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $67,719,593 (2022)