|Religious affiliation:||United Methodist|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Plains Town, remote from an urban area|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Master's degree|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Colors:||Blue and White|
Dakota Wesleyan University aspires to excellence in the liberal arts and professional programs, preparing students for meaningful careers and lifelong intellectual adventure. The University affirms its relationship with the United Methodist Church and fosters diversity in an inclusive atmosphere. DWU encourages the dialogue between mind and soul, simultaneously building relationships, developing whole persons, and promoting service to God and humanity.