Overview

Student Population
1,024
Dakota Wesleyan University overview
Location Mitchell, South Dakota
Online dwu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Dakota Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Mitchell, South Dakota, Dakota Wesleyan University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 639 prospective students applied, and 470 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 170 enrolled in the school.  722 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 302 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $26,700 plus fees of $940. Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked 1098 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
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SAT 900/1060
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.22
Applications Accepted
73.6% 
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Applications Due Aug 25, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$26,700
Costs for Dakota Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$940
Room and Board $7,350
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$37,840

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dakota Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 37%
Business 13%
Education 9%
Biology 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219091 IPEDS survey data for Dakota Wesleyan University.