Established in 1885, Dakota Wesleyan University is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Mitchell (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Dakota Wesleyan University (DWU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 135 years old US 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. DWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Dakota Wesleyan University|
|Motto||Sacrifice or Service
|Colours||Blue and white|
|Address||1200 W University Avenue
57301-4398 South Dakota
|Tel||+1 (605) 995 2600|
|Fax||+1 (605) 995 2699|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||1200 West University Avenue
(605) 995 2650
800 333 8506
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
Dakota Wesleyan University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 64,682 physical volumes, 8,149 physical media, 21,207 digital/electronic medium and 63 licensed digital/electronic databases. Dakota Wesleyan University's library has 1 branch.
Dakota Wesleyan University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 538 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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