Dakota Wesleyan University

country rank  1285
world rank  4416

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University Overview

Established in 1885, Dakota Wesleyan University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Mitchell (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 134 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym DWU
Founded 1885
Motto Sacrifice or Service
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1200 W University Avenue
Mitchell (population range: 10,000-49,999)
57301-4398 South Dakota
United States
T +1 (605) 995 2600
F +1 (605) 995 2699

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1200 West University Avenue
Mitchell 57301-4398
+1 (605) 995 2650
800 333 8506

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dakota Wesleyan University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019