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Dakota Wesleyan University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

883 Students

76% Admitted

  • 908 full time
  • 56 part time
  • 369 men full time
  • 445 women full time
  • 836 applied
  • 590 admitted
  • 235 enrolled

792 Undergraduates

$25,750 Tuition/Year

  • 26 Graduates
  • 25 Non-Degree
  • $25,750 in state
  • $300 fees
  • $7,350 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Plains Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Tigers
School Colors: Blue and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kira from Mitchell, SD
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  • DWU is a good school for anyone who is looking for a smaller, tight-knit education. The sports program is phenomenal, for interested students, and they attempt to provide opportunities for…

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  • Briana from Warner, SD
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  • DWU offers many different activities to get people involved on campus such as Friday night movies, weekly chapel, and bringing in performers (i.e., hypnotist). I really enjoy the small…

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  • Kayla from Mitchell, SD
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  • Dakota Wesleyan University is a great place to grow as an individual and a professional. Faculty and staff know you by your first name, and they are always there…

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  • Ellen from Mitchell, SD
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  • Dakota Wesleyan is a wonderful university! The campus exudes collaboration, strong ethics and is very focused on useful academics. They don't just have classes here to have classes, they all…

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Mission Statement

Dakota Wesleyan University aspires to excellence in the liberal arts and professional programs, preparing students for meaningful careers and lifelong intellectual adventure. The University affirms its relationship with the United Methodist Church and fosters diversity in an inclusive atmosphere. DWU encourages the dialogue between mind and soul, simultaneously building relationships, developing whole persons, and promoting service to God and humanity.

Dakota Wesleyan University
  • Located in Mitchell, SD
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 883 students enrolled
  • 76% admitted
  • $25,750 annual cost to attend


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