Dakota Wesleyan University requires at least 125 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Dakota Wesleyan University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Dakota Wesleyan University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 42% of students who start college at Dakota Wesleyan University graduate within six years.
Dakota Wesleyan University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Dakota Wesleyan University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Dakota Wesleyan University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Dakota Wesleyan University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Dakota Wesleyan University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Student Designed Majors
Dakota Wesleyan University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Dakota Wesleyan University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Dakota Wesleyan University
Dakota Wesleyan University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Dakota Wesleyan University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Dakota Wesleyan University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Dakota Wesleyan University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Dakota Wesleyan University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Dakota Wesleyan University.
❌ Dakota Wesleyan University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the George and Eleanor McGovern Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Dakota Wesleyan University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Dakota Wesleyan University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Dakota Wesleyan University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Dakota Wesleyan University include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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