Dakota Wesleyan University
 

Category: Private not offering Doctorate | State: South Dakota

About Dakota Wesleyan University
 

Dakota Wesleyan University is a private university known for academic excellence in many disciplines. From business to biology, from digital media and design to education, from athletic training to nursing and in many other fields, DWU students provide an educated workforce across the region. With online and on-ground programs, robust music and theatre programs, a variety of conference and lecture series, as well as 15 intercollegiate athletic teams, DWU provides cultural, educational and entertainment spportunities for all interests. The compact beautifully maintained campus and new facilities for student and community use make Dakota Wesleyan Unviversity the envy of per institutiions.
 
STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Dakota Wesleyan University
 

DWU has long been a great choice for veterans, reservists and members of the National Guard. Our programs and procedures are flexible, whether admissions, counseling, credit transfer, course articulations, recognition of nontraditional learning experiences, scheduling, course format, and residency requirements. We also offer online learning opportunitiews for these wishing to earn a degree from a distance. We are approved for federal education benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans affairs, as well as a member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium. We are committed to making higer education a reality for servicemembers.
 

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

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Educational/Instructional Technology

A program that focuses on integrating technology into educational curricula. Includes instruction in foundations of educational technology, computer applications, utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, distance education, and designing and producing educational software and materials.

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Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Psychology

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $26,700 $26,700 $4,800 $4,800
Fees $930 $930 N/A N/A
Room $3,350 $3,350 N/A N/A
Board $3,600 $3,600 N/A N/A
Books $1,000 $100 N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $35,580 $34,680 $4,800 $4,800
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students