Dakota Wesleyan University

Mitchell, SD
University Website: www.dwu.edu
Apply Online: www.dwu.edu/apply
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Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) is a four-year university located in Mitchell, South Dakota, founded in 1885, that is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The student body averages slightly less than 800 students. The campus of the university is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,810.00 avg tuition

1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301-4398
(605) 995-2600

Apply online Admissions:
www.dwu.edu/admissions

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Dakota Wesleyan University

Statistics:
Applied 526
Admitted 400 76%
Enrolled total 169
Full Time: 165
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 340 540
SAT Math 370 620
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 25
ACT English 15 25
ACT Math 17 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 66%
4-year graduation rate 31%
6-year graduation rate 37%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Dakota Wesleyan University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,810.00 $20,810.00 $20,810.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $450.00 $450.00 $450.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,940.00 $5,940.00 $5,940.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $330.00 $330.00 $330.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $6,300.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,700.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,089.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 87%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,107.00

Dakota Wesleyan University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Biology Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
History Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
Homeland Security X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Behavioral Sciences X
Biological and Physical Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in South Dakota

Name Amount Deadline
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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