Resources › For Students and Parents Dordt College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 21, 2017 Dordt College Admissions Overview: Admissions at Dordt College is moderately open—around seven out of every ten applicants are admitted to the school each year, and students will have a good chance of being admitted if they have at least a "B" average and standardized test scores that are average or better. Students can apply by visiting the school's admissions website and filling out an application there. Additional materials include high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores. Admissions Data (2016): Dordt College Acceptance Rate: 72%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 450 / 600SAT Math: 470 / 600SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT score comparison for Iowa collegesACT Composite: 22 / 27ACT English: 20 / 28ACT Math: 21 / 27What these ACT numbers meanACT score comparison for Iowa colleges Dordt College Description: Founded in 1955, Dordt College is a private four-year college associated with the Christian Reformed Church. The college's 115-acre campus is located in Sioux Center, Iowa, about an hour from Sioux City, Iowa, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Students come from over 30 states and 16 foreign countries. On the academic front, students can choose from over 40 majors and pre-professional programs. Education fields are most popular. Academics are supported by small classes and a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Dordt defines its education as biblical and Christ-centered. The great majority of students live on campus, and campus life is active with dozens of clubs, organizations and activities. In athletics, the Dordt Defenders compete in the NAIA Great Plains Athletic Conference. The college fields eight men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,522 (1,454 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female95% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $29,130Books: $1,140 (why so much?)Room and Board: $8,730Other Expenses: $3,500Total Cost: $42,500 Dordt College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 70%Average Amount of AidGrants: $16,950Loans: $7,795 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Elementary Education, English, Secondary Education, Social Work Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%4-Year Graduation Rate: 63%6-Year Graduation Rate: 69% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, BaseballWomen's Sports: Golf, Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field, Softball, Soccer, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Dordt College, You May Also Like These Schools: Cornerstone University: Profile Azusa Pacific University: Profile Hope College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBuena Vista University: Profile College of the Ozarks: Profile Belhaven University: Profile Taylor University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCalifornia Baptist University: Profile Morningside College: Profile Iowa State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCalvin College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSimpson College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCentral College: Profile Dordt College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.dordt.edu/about-dordt/reformed-perspective-and-faith "As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, the mission of Dordt College is to equip students, alumni, and the broader community to work effectively toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life."