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Dakota Wesleyan University


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Dakota Wesleyan University
1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, SD 57301-4398
General Information605-995-2600
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedAssociate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Master's degree
Campus SettingTown, Remote
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 768 (742 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11 to 1

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.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Teacher certification
United Methodist
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 443
Instructional 443
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0