Dakota Wesleyan University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Methodist
NAIA Division II
Great Plains Athletic Conference
Dakota Wesleyan University Rankings
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High School GPA
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.6 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.8 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.8 responses
Most Popular Majors
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies17 Graduates
Athletic Training16 Graduates
Business Administration and Management11 Graduates
Human Services10 Graduates
Sport and Fitness Management9 Graduates
Elementary Education7 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.10 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.12 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.5 responses
Dakota Wesleyan University Reviews
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The classes which are offered by the school encourage a sense of adventure! They challenge you to try new things and to explore new avenues of yourself. There is such a variety that you can take classes that are all in your specialty field and yet still cover most of your Gen-Eds. The professors are there for you. They don't grade down in you disagree with them and they are willing to be flexible with how the class learns and completes projects.
Dakota Wesleyan University is one of the finest small schools in the nation. It provides ample opportunities to explore and grow in your major and provides assistance to make sure that you have the tools to succeed in your field. The staff are ready to be there for you and help you through the college experience. If you have questions, they are eager to help answer them. The Student Life and Activities Board both work tirelessly to make sure that the students are looked after and that they have opportunities to grow and develop friendships. Best of all, DWU has the air of a Christian School. You will not find a school more devoted to the Christian Faith and to the Church.
Throughout my time at Dakota Wesleyan University, I have seen sicknesses come through the dorms, and have even seen death visit the dorms. However, it is of paramount importance to point out how these unavoidable things were dealt with. They were dealt with professionalism and speed. Campus security is tight as to provide safety but not so tight as to restrict your lifestyle. The police are always ready to come and take care of a situation if the need be, but in the end, it's not needed because the community of the college regulates itself.