Dakota Wesleyan University

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General Information

Admission Office

1200 West University Avenue

Mitchell, SD 57301-4398

(605) 995-2650

(800) 333-8506

Fax: (605) 995-2699

Contact: Melissa Herr-Valburg

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1200 West University Avenue

Mitchell, SD 57301-4398

(605) 995-2600


Total undergrads: 705

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 163

Degree-seeking undergrads: 682

Graduate enrollment: 28


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 58%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Web/Multimedia Design B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) A
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Service and Leadership B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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