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Dordt University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Sioux Center, Iowa. Sioux Center is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

1,339 Full-Time Undergraduates
$33,010 Avg In-State Tuition

Where Is Dordt University?


Contact details for Dordt are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 700 7Th St Se, Sioux Center, IA 51250-1606
Phone: 712-722-6000

Can I Afford Dordt?

$33,010 In-State Tuition
69% Take Out Loans
2.3% Loan Default Rate
During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time students at Dordt paid $1,380 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $33,010 $33,010
Fees $580 $580
Books and Supplies $1,030 $1,030
On Campus Room and Board $10,780 $10,780
On Campus Other Expenses $3,500 $3,500

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Dordt, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $7,936 a year. That adds up to $31,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Dordt is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Dordt University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,339 Full-Time Undergraduates
46% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,436 undergraduate students at Dordt, with 1,339 being full-time and 97 being part-time.


There are also 226 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,339 full-time undergraduates at Dordt, 54% are male and 46% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dordt University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 1,109
International Students 108
Other Races/Ethnicities 59

Geographic Diversity

Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at Dordt University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at Dordt. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, South Korea, and Indonesia.

Online Learning at Dordt University

302 Took All Classes Online
639 Took At Least One Class Online
172.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 639 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Dordt has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Dordt

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dordt University was 172.8%. This is the #247 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Dordt regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Dordt University Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Engineering Technology 4 0 4
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology 0 1 1
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 1 5


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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