Understanding Dordt College's Financial Aid
The level of financial assistance you will get, which includes access to federal loans, scholarships and grants, is going to be based upon your need. The information found here will show how much you can expect to be given at Dordt College depending on your family's income level and other factors.
Common Dordt FinAid Offer
$22,047 is the typical Dordt College's freshman financial aid offer. Approximately 100.0% of freshman students obtain some financial aid, the majority of which is scholarships and grants.
Loans technically fall under the umbrella of 'financial aid', but the only true college discount is a grant or scholarship that you do not need to pay back.
We feel that loan debt ought to be viewed as an "outcome" instead of "aid". Learn more on student loan debt at Dordt.
How Much Aid is Available in Grants & Scholarships?
The next numbers refer to scholarships and grants largely provided by the school itself.
100.0% of freshmen (354 total) were awarded scholarships at Dordt College, averaging $12,640 per student. This puts it in the top 40th percentile of all colleges in the country.108 freshman students were awarded federal grant aid. About 31.0% Dordt freshmen got grants around $4,078 each recipient.
See the usual level of scholarships and grants freshmen get by studying the graph below.
Scholarships are merit-based, while grants are given based on financial need.
Amount of Aid By Income Level
The table following demonstrates scholarship and grant distributions by income level for first year getting any form of federally-funded Title IV aid, which includes Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||9.0%||$11,279|
The table above displays students who are obtaining Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of loans, grants or work study. Learn more.
$12,260 is the Common Amount an Undergraduate Receives in Scholarships or Grants
Of the 1,399 undergraduate students at Dordt College about 100.0% (1,397 total) get some kind of grant aid. The average amount given was $12,260.
Dordt College Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.dordt.edu/admissions/financial_aid/|
|Net Price Calculator||www.dordt.edu/cgi-bin/services_support/business/costs/payment_calculator.pl|