Dordt College

Men's MCLA Contact: Van Shibley
2 / 10
1,424 Undergrads / 1,564 Students
9 / 10
$26,570 Net Price
3 / 10
75% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
70% / 75%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Christian Reformed Church
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Road trips for the Sowers are usually located in the Midwest region to nearby states like South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. Their road trips include trips to schools like South Dakota State, St. Olaf, Wheaton, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and also University of Nebraska

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Where Grads Live
  • Sioux Falls South Dakota Area
  • Canada
  • Des Moines Iowa Area
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Sioux City Iowa Area
  • Bellingham Washington Area
  • Greater Omaha Area
  • St. Cloud Minnesota Area
Where Grads Work
  • Interstates
  • Pella Corporation
  • Wells Fargo
  • Vermeer Corporation
  • Christian Reformed Church in North America
  • Sanford Health
  • Calvin Christian School
  • Diamond Vogel Paints
  • Pizza Ranch
  • U.S. Bank
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • IBM
  • Spectrum Health
  • Bethany Christian Services
  • Iowa State University
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
450 - 600
520 - 670
1020 - 1180
20 - 28
20 - 27
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 450 - 560 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 1,426 944 482
% Admitted 75% 73% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 33% 28% 43%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.5
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High School Rank
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TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (19%)
Education (16%)
Engineering (12%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (9%)
Agriculture (8%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (7%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (7%)
Civil Engineering, General (4%)
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels (4%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
Human Services, General (4%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (4%)
Finance, General (4%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
Psychology (4%)
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations (3%)
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$31,770
Books & Supplies$1,110
Cost of Living$10,020
Personal Expenses$3,500
Sticker Price$46,400

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$18,308
Federal Grants27%$4,436
Pell Grants27%$3,779
Other Federal24%$741
State & Local Grants22%$5,162
Institutional Grants98%$16,107
Student Loans60%$8,966
Federal Loans60%$4,853
Other Loans56%$4,353

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $44.1 Million $28,219

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $18,990 $247

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.2%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 628 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $41,700

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.57 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 70% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 2 2
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary - -
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with other professional programs
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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