Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, South Dakota

Overview

Address1200 W University Ave
School Websitewww.dwu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Dakota Wesleyan University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Mitchell, South Dakota that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 639 students applied to Dakota Wesleyan University. Of those students, 470 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Dakota Wesleyan University was $26,700, in addition to fees of $940. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Dakota Wesleyan University.

Dakota Wesleyan University has a 62% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Dakota Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 74%. To put this into perspective, 470 of the 639 students who applied to Dakota Wesleyan University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Dakota Wesleyan University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Dakota Wesleyan University had an SAT score between the range of 900 and 1,060. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Dakota Wesleyan University was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Dakota Wesleyan University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Dakota Wesleyan University, the tuition for in-state residents is $26,700. Combined with fees of $940, room and board costs of $7,350, other expenses of $1,850 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $37,840.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $27,640 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Dakota Wesleyan University to $37,840 for out-of-state students.

Students at Dakota Wesleyan University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Dakota Wesleyan University was $4,505 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 37%.

Dakota Wesleyan University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Dakota Wesleyan University.

Dakota Wesleyan University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Dakota residents; in fact, 64% of all students reside in South Dakota. However, 28% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Dakota Wesleyan University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Dakota Wesleyan University to thrive in your studies.

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