School Overview

Dakota Wesleyan University is a four-year university located in Mitchell, South Dakota, founded by a small band of Methodist settlers in the Dakota Territory in 1885. In 1904, the institution changed its name from Dakota University to Dakota Wesleyan University, proudly affiliating itself with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Today, the school is still closely tied to its religious roots and promotes and education supported through faith and service, though students of any and all faiths are welcome.

Dakota Wesleyan University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and degree completion programs online.

School Details

Location: 1200 W University Ave,Mitchell, SD 57301-4398

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Sector & Type: Private, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Masters

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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