Dordt University is on a 150-acre campus in a small town setting in Sioux Center, Iowa. There are many activities and organizations for Dordt University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Dordt University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Dordt University has a thriving PLIA. In fact, more students participate in PLIA than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Dordt University include Future Teachers (FACT), FLAME (Business club), Swing Dance Club and Defender Capital Management Club.
Dordt University students' favorite campus traditions are Talent Extravaganza, Defender Days and 24-hour prayer.
Dordt University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year.
The majority of Dordt University students live on campus. In 2021, 90% of undergrads at Dordt University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 10% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Dordt University. There are 1,275 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,386 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,2 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Dordt University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Dordt University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Dordt University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Dordt University, take Highway 75 to Sioux Center, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Sioux Gateway Airport or Sioux Falls Regional Airport airport.
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