Dakota Wesleyan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Mitchell, South Dakota Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$28,750

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About Dakota Wesleyan University

Dakota Wesleyan University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Mitchell, South Dakota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 880, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 67%. The university offers 54 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 54%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $28,750.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

67% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 67%

Retention Rate 65%

Graduation Rate 54%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1150

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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58%

Female Student Population

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

1k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

83%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Black

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

36% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

36%

State Grant Aid

53%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

36%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,844
State Grant Aid $1,157
Institution Grant Aid $13,488
Pell Grant Aid $4,453
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.