General Information About Dakota Wesleyan University
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.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- United Methodist
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 538 Percent Admitted 81% Men Admitted 84% Women Admitted 76% Full Time Retention Rate 62%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 340 520 Math 400 540
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 18 25 English 16 25 Math 17 27
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 879 Native American 12.0 Asian 11.0 African American 23.0 Hispanic 38.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 659 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 11