Dakota Wesleyan University


Student Population
 Location Mitchell, South Dakota
 Online dwu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 655 prospective students applied, and 476 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 174 enrolled in the school.  698 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 298 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $26,700 plus fees of $330. Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked 1072 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications DueAug 25, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

Cost to Attend

Costs for Dakota Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$330
Room and Board $7,150
Budget for Other Expenses$1,730
Total One Year Cost$37,060


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%