Dakota Wesleyan University

Acceptance Rate 64 %
SAT Average 1,030
Tuition & Fees $29,770
Student Population 933
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $15,485

Academic Overview

Dakota Wesleyan University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Mitchell, South Dakota. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $29,770 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 933 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 64% and the graduation rate is 44% last year.
The salary after graduation from Dakota Wesleyan University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Dakota Wesleyan University are $29,770. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $15,300 on average.
Dakota Wesleyan University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Dakota Wesleyan. The acceptance rate of Dakota Wesleyan is 64% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 44% and the transfer-out rate is 3%. The average received amount of financial aid is $15,485 and 87% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 933 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Dakota Wesleyan University is 64 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Dakota Wesleyan University is 44 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Dakota Wesleyan University is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Dakota Wesleyan University is 71 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Dakota Wesleyan University is 933
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Dakota Wesleyan University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $15,485 at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Dakota Wesleyan offers 63 major programs through online and on-site education where 29 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree21
Bachelor's Degree5422
Post Bachelor's Degree22
Master's Degree54

Special Learning Opportunities

Dakota Wesleyan University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:538)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,000)

Veterans Benefits

Dakota Wesleyan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges