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Dakota Wesleyan University Scholarships

1200 W University Ave Tuition In/Out-State: $21,750 / $21,750 Total Fall Enrollment: 768
Mitchell , SD 57301-4398 Books and Supplies: $900 Applicants Admitted: 72%
(605) 995-2650 On-campus Room and Board: $6,400 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 99% Undergraduate Application Fee: $25 Receiving Institutional Aid: 100% , $9,000 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Dakota Wesleyan University General Information

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    Address 1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, SD 57301-4398
    Phone Number (605) 995-2650
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    Mission Statement 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.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation United Methodist
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, remote from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Dakota Wesleyan University Size

    Total enrollment 883
    Enrolled full time 698
    Enrolled part time 56

    Dakota Wesleyan University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 369
    Women enrolled full time 445
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 2%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 2%
    Hispanic 3%
    White/Non-Hispanic 89%
    Non-Resident Alien 1%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
  • Dakota Wesleyan University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (800) 333-8506
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $25
    Applied 902
    Admitted 636
    Enrolled 259
    Admitted % 72%

    Dakota Wesleyan University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Dakota Wesleyan University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 13%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 340
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 540
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 370
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 620
    Students submitting ACT 91%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 17
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 25
  • Dakota Wesleyan University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $21,750
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $21,750
    Books and Supplies $900
    On-campus room and board $6,400
    Off-campus room and board $7,200

    Dakota Wesleyan University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 99%
    Receiving Federal Grants 44% , $5,161 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 100% , $9,000 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 87% , $7,107 on average
  • Dakota Wesleyan University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelor Master
    Biochemistry 0 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 2 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Associate Bachelor Master
    Business Administration and Management, General 2 17 0
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Associate Bachelor Master
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0 1 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Associate Bachelor Master
    Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 0 2 0
    Education Associate Bachelor Master
    Art Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Biology Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Business Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Curriculum and Instruction 0 0 3
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 12 0
    Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship 0 0 1
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 4
    History Teacher Education 0 2 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 0 1 0
    Music Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0 0 0
    Secondary School Administration/Principalship 0 0 4
    Social Studies Teacher Education 0 0 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 0 2 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters Associate Bachelor Master
    Creative Writing 0 1 0
    English Language and Literature, General 0 1 0
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Associate Bachelor Master
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 0 1 0
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelor Master
    Athletic Training/Trainer 0 9 0
    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) 68 10 0
    History Associate Bachelor Master
    History, General 0 5 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Associate Bachelor Master
    General Studies 0 0 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0 1 0
    Mathematics and Statistics Associate Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 0 2 0
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelor Master
    Behavioral Sciences 0 2 0
    Biological and Physical Sciences 0 0 0
    Natural Resources and Conservation Associate Bachelor Master
    Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 0 0 0
    Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Associate Bachelor Master
    Health and Physical Education, General 0 1 0
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 0 0 0
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 0 1 0
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0 6 0
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Associate Bachelor Master
    Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 0 1 0
    Religion/Religious Studies 0 1 0
    Psychology Associate Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 0 3 0
    Public Administration and Social Service Professions Associate Bachelor Master
    Human Services, General 0 10 0
    Public Policy Analysis 0 2 0
    Security and Protective Services Associate Bachelor Master
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 1 5 0
    Homeland Security 0 0 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Associate Bachelor Master
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0 0 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 0 1 0
    Graphic Design 0 0 0
    Music, General 0 0 0
  • Dakota Wesleyan University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline August 25
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline May 30
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 27
    SAT Subject score report due August 27
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline April 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline April 1
    Transfer application closing date August 25
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Transfer Award

Scholarship Description
Students who have not completed an Associate or Bachelor degree and have obtained at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for the Dean’s or Presidential Level Scholarships. Those who have obtained at least a 2.5 GPA may apply for the Mustang Awards. Applicants must meet all High School requirements for the designated scholarship as well. External Transfer students who have completed either an Associate or Bachelor degree and obtained a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible for $6,000 over 2 years. Yearly renewal is contigent upon full time status (at least 12 credit hours) and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Internal Transfer students who have completed either an Associate or Bachelor degree and obtained a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible for $3,000 over 2 years. Yearly renewal is contingent upon full time status (at least 12 credit hours) and a minimum 3.0 GPA.
$4,000 - $12,000
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Yearly renewal is contigent upon full time status (at least 12 credit hours) and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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