Private 4 Year

Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, South Dakota

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Student Population
Dakota Wesleyan University overview
Location Mitchell, South Dakota
Online dwu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
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 1,218 prospective students applied, and 782 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 176 enrolled in the school.  695 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 238 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $28,700 plus fees of $1,070.

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Dakota Wesleyan University is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Dakota Wesleyan University overview
SAT 950/1110
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Apr 30, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Dakota Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,070
Room and Board $7,350
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$39,970

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

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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%

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

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