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Dakota Wesleyan University
Location Mitchell, SD
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 887
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Status Non-profit
Website dwu.edu
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Dakota Wesleyan University
Tuition (In State) $30,700
Tuition (Out of State) $30,700
Room & Board $7,450
Avg Net Price $19,825
Avg Grant Aid $21,097
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%


Dakota Wesleyan University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 1,209
Admitted 904
Acceptance Rate 74.8%
Enrolled % 18.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.36
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/24
SAT Range 950/1420
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Aug 27, 2024


Dakota Wesleyan University
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
Popular Majors
  • Health Professions (37%)
  • Business (13%)
  • Education (9%)
  • Biology (7%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (6%)


Dakota Wesleyan University
Graduation Rate 43%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $38,200
Making Student Loan Payments 71%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,533
Median Loan Payment $274


Dakota Wesleyan University
% Men 46%
% Women 54%
Racial Diversity Very Low
% White 88%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 3%
% Native American 2%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 0%


Dakota Wesleyan University
% In-State 61%
% Out-of-State 35%


Dakota Wesleyan University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/