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Is Dakota Wesleyan University a Good School for the Money?

Dakota Wesleyan University Value Report

Is a Dakota Wesleyan University degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within South Dakota, Dakota Wesleyan University is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average South Dakota Value
Below Average South Dakota Quality

Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked #8 out of #11 in South Dakota for quality and #8 out of #11 for South Dakota value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  8 out of 11
Great Value
State Value Score  27.27 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Dakota Wesleyan University financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 25% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked #365 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Dakota Wesleyan University is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  365 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  75.20 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Fisk University $90,408 A-
Dakota Wesleyan University $99,650 B+
University of North Alabama $117,997 C
Wright State University - Main Campus $125,936 D
Western Kentucky University $129,897 D-
Western Colorado University $131,954 D-
Idaho State University $142,141 F
Coastal Carolina University $145,064 F
Montserrat College of Art $159,400 F
Concordia College - New York $178,722 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $99,650 in Total

The average Dakota Wesleyan University student's degree will cost an estimated $99,650. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $23,447 and a typical 4.25 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $23,447
Average Years to Graduate 4.25
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $99,650

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Dakota Wesleyan University student takes 4.25 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Dakota Wesleyan University degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$93,156 In-State With Aid
$165,325 Avg Cost No Aid
4.25 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Dakota Wesleyan University.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $165,325 #926 D+
All Students $99,650 #365 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $93,156 #433 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $165,325 #9 F
All Students $99,650 #8 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $93,156 #9 F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of South Dakota.

About 100% of Dakota Wesleyan University students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Dakota Wesleyan University financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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