About Dakota Wesleyan University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Dakota Wesleyan University cost?

Dakota Wesleyan University Cost of Attendance
In-state $25,750
Out-of-state $25,750
On-Campus Room and Board $7,200
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,000
Average Annual Cost $20,033
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Dakota Wesleyan University Financial Aid and Debt

71%

Students paying down their debt

$26,533

Typical Total Student Debt

$274

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $22,000
Federal Grants 34% $4,531
Pell grants 34% $3,740
Other federal grants 28% $666
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 27% $1,370
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $13,791
Student loan aid 92% $7,916
Federal student loans 92% $6,906
Other student loans 28% $9,685

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Dakota Wesleyan University Admissions

What is Dakota Wesleyan University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 73%
Average GPA 3.36
SAT Submissions 5% of applicants
SAT Reading 380-480
SAT Math 420-530
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 97% of applicants
Composite Score 19-24

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Dakota Wesleyan University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

31%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

45%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1042
Living on campus
Transfer Students 51%
Under Age 25 45%
Gender Balance
Women
58%
Men
42%

Student Diversity

22%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
88.29%
Hispanic or Latino
4.61%
Unknown
4.13%
Black or African American
1.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native
1.06%
Asian
0.29%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Dakota Wesleyan University Graduation Success

76%

First Year Student Retention

31%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$35,500

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Dakota Wesleyan University

Address

1200 W University Ave
Mitchell, SD

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify