Reach out to Dordt University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Application fees can add up, but some colleges do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Here's an overiew of some of Dordt University's admissions stats.
|Dordt University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||23%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||23%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||87%|
Check with Dordt University directly for more info on application deadlines.
Dordt University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Dordt University directly for more information about early applications.
For more information on transferring to Dordt University, contact the school directly.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Dordt University consider during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Dordt University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Dordt University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Dordt University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
Students admitted to Dordt University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 76% submitted a class rank. At Dordt University 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At Dordt University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Dordt University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Dordt University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Dordt University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 23% of Dordt University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 87% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Dordt University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Dordt University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Dordt University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Dordt University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Dordt University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dordt University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dordt University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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Do I have to submit test scores to Dordt University?
❌ No, Dordt University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your standardized test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Dordt University?
🟨 Dordt University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Dordt University?
🟨 Dordt University may or may not offer early action. Information on early action including EA acceptance rates have not been provided.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Dordt University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.65. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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