|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||9:1|
|Dormitory capacity||443 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Dakota Wesleyan University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 655 applications and 476 students were granted admission. Dakota Wesleyan University is at the #71 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 97% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||800 to 1010|
|ACT||19 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Dakota Wesleyan University's tuition was $25,750 for all students regardless of residency (3.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Dakota Wesleyan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,987 (which is 9.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Dakota Wesleyan University in 2016-2017, was 163, which is 92% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,005 (which is 15.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Dakota Wesleyan University has enrolled a total of 996 students (698 students full-time and 298 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 996 students, 89 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 879 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 117 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 201 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Black/African American: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Dakota Wesleyan University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||32%||18|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||11%||6|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||11%||6||0|
|Visual And Performing Arts||7%||4|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||3||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||2|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Dakota Wesleyan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Dakota Wesleyan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,800. Last year, out of the total 371 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 371 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 422 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 380 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|