Dordt University

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world rank  2427

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University Overview

Founded in 1955, Dordt University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Sioux Center (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Dordt University (Dordt) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Dordt University (Dordt) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 65 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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 (population range: 2,500-9,999)
51250-1697 Iowa
United States
T +1 (712) 722 6000
F +1 (712) 722 1185

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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
+1 (712) 722 6080
(800) 343 6738

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Christian Reformed Church in North America -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dordt University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

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 Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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