Dordt University

Dordt University Ranking

country rank: 1013
world rank: 2920

University Overview

Dordt University ranking, founded in 1955, is a non-profit private interdisciplinary higher-education school situated in the rural environment of Sioux Center, Iowa (population range of 2,500-9,999). Dordt University (Dordt) ranking is a very small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion that is officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Dordt University (Dordt) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. For more information, see the degree levels and areas of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 65-year-old American higher-education school has a strict admissions criteria based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This US higher education school is relatively selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Dordt also offers a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Dordt University Ranking

University Identity

Name Dordt University
Acronym Dordt
Founded 1955
Motto Soli Deo Gloria Glory To God Alone
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 498 4Th Avenue NE Sioux Center 51250-1697 Iowa United States
Tel +1 (712) 722 6000
Fax +1 (712) 722 1185

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 498 Fourth Avenue, Northeast Sioux Center 51250 (712) 722 6080 (800) 343 6738

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian Reformed Church in North America - www.crcna.org

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes Dordt College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 89,756 physical volumes, 8,068 physical media, 105,336 digital/electronic medium and 119 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Dordt University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,311 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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