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Dordt College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Sioux Center, IA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,290
Tuition and Fees
$32,820
Room and Board
$10,470
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001859
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
348 (89.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
284 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
284 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
130 (45.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$26,442
Need-Based Gift
Received by 281 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,220
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 284 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,200
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 62 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
77 (19.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,188

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,063 (81.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
890 (83.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
890 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
376 (42.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$25,970
Need-Based Gift
Received by 885 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,834
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 889 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,136
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 170 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
311 (23.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,750

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,327
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,036
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
328
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
62
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
1,108
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,855

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