Graduate Program Overview

Dakota Wesleyan University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Mitchell, South Dakota. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $15,300. It offers nine (9) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameDakota Wesleyan University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, SD
Graduate School Students152 students
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$15,300
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 9 Graduate Programs
6 Master's, 3 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Dakota Wesleyan University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $15,300 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $425.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$425
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$7,350 (On-Campus) / $9,000 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,850 (On-Campus) / $2,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,700
Off-Campus Total$27,500
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$13,550$13,550$14,400$15,300$15,300

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Dakota Wesleyan University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 9 major areas - 6 Master's (1 online programs), 2 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 933 students enrolled in Dakota Wesleyan University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 152 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 63 male and 89 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 67 full-time and 85 part-time students in graduate schools.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students63
Women Students89
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students67
Part-time Students85
By race/ethnicity 127 White, 6 Black, and 1 Asian students are attending at Dakota Wesleyan University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races1
7 students are younger than 22 and 63 students are older than 65. The school has 51 students aged between 22 and 30 and 33 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under7
40 & Over63
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Dakota Wesleyan University, 0 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 28 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment156
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses28
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses128
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses0
South Dakota Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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