Dakota Wesleyan University

Dakota Wesleyan University Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Dakota Wesleyan University student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Dakota Wesleyan University 2021 diversity report are below.

Dakota Wesleyan University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Dakota Wesleyan University?

Dakota Wesleyan University total enrollment is approximately 880 students.

630 are undergraduates and 41 are graduate students.

Dakota Wesleyan University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Dakota Wesleyan University undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Dakota Wesleyan University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 525
Hispanic 49
Multi-Ethnic 19
International 11
Black or African American 9
Asian 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Dakota Wesleyan University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 34% of full-time grad students are women, and 66% men.

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Dakota Wesleyan University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 33
Black or African American 3
Hispanic 3
Asian 1
Unknown 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Dakota Wesleyan University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,487 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1487 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  57.70 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does Dakota Wesleyan University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Dakota Wesleyan University is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Dakota Wesleyan University is ranked 2,975 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2975 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  21.51 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Dakota Wesleyan University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 732
Hispanic 58
Multi-Ethnic 22
Unknown 18
Black or African American 16
International 11
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Dakota Wesleyan University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 259
Black or African American 3
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Asian 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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Dakota Wesleyan University ranks 1,174 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1174 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  69.04 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 511 female students and 369 male students at Dakota Wesleyan University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Dakota Wesleyan University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.09 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 139 female teachers and 126 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

22.22% Out of State
0.58% Out of the Country

Dakota Wesleyan University ranks 1,249 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

22.22% of Dakota Wesleyan University students come from out of state, and 0.58% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  42 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 12 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
South Dakota 133
Nebraska 13
Wyoming 5
California 5
Washington 2

International Students at Dakota Wesleyan University

Students from 7 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, United Kingdom, and Argentina.

Learn more about international students at Dakota Wesleyan University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
62.11% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.96 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Dakota Wesleyan University, 62.11% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 299
20-21 265
35 and over 112
22-24 107
25-29 62
30-34 49
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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