If you are thinking about applying to Dakota Wesleyan University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 27 and the application fee costs $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Dakota Wesleyan University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Dakota Wesleyan University is moderately difficult. Dakota Wesleyan University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Dakota Wesleyan University accepted 73% of all applicants., around 483 of the 659 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Dakota Wesleyan University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Dakota Wesleyan University must submit the following items. Double check with Dakota Wesleyan University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Dakota Wesleyan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 97% submitted a class rank. At Dakota Wesleyan University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Dakota Wesleyan University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Dakota Wesleyan University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 12% of Dakota Wesleyan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Dakota Wesleyan University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dakota Wesleyan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dakota Wesleyan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Dakota Wesleyan University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 27.
Transfer students can enroll in Dakota Wesleyan University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Dakota Wesleyan University?
Students who are admitted to Dakota Wesleyan University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Dakota Wesleyan University accept transfer credits?
Dakota Wesleyan University transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dakota Wesleyan University accepts:
Life Long Learning Credit
Does Dakota Wesleyan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Dakota Wesleyan University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Dakota Wesleyan University?
Dakota Wesleyan University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Dakota Wesleyan University? Dakota Wesleyan University is a somewhat selective institution. The Dakota Wesleyan University acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dakota Wesleyan University is Aug 27.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dakota Wesleyan University is Aug 27.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Dakota Wesleyan University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Dakota Wesleyan University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Dakota Wesleyan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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