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Campus & Student Life at Dordt University

Home to about 1,436 undergraduates in 2020, Dordt is a small, private university located in Sioux Center, Iowa. This is a great opportunity for those who would thrive in a charming, small-town atmosphere. Should you tire of the campus however, Dordt offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Dordt can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Dordt Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Dordt University is Affiliated With the Christian Reformed Church Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Christian Reformed Church faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Christian Reformed Church Colleges and Universities.

Dordt Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Dordt Disability Services.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Dordt University

Dordt offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Dordt University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Dordt University

Dordt has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,436 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,339 (93.2%). Part-time attendance was 97 (6.8%).


Dordt University is Ranked #1,039 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Dordt is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Dordt #1039 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Dordt University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Dordt by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Dordt Diversity Guide.

Dordt University Competes in the NIAA

Dordt has a total of 404 student athletes, 266 men and 138 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$3,668,464
Total Expenses (all teams)$3,668,464

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Dordt University Athletics

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