Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, South Dakota

Dakota Wesleyan University Overview

Student population

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

Remote

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate
Application DeadlineAugust 25, 2020

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.

Dakota Wesleyan University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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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.

Dakota Wesleyan University Cost

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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.

Out-of-state students 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.

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, with 37% of students being awarded federal aid.

Dakota Wesleyan University Student Life

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 and 8% of students are international. 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 to thrive in your studies.

Dakota Wesleyan University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS

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