Tuition & Fees

Affordable Education

Invest in a Higher Education

Our goal at Dakota Wesleyan University is to help make your education affordable.

Tuition and Fees

Bachelor of Arts (degree completion)

  • $350/credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • $19,950 for the 57-credit program

RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • $350/credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • $14,700 for the 42-credit program

Master of Arts in Education

  • $350/credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • $12,600 for the 36-credit program

Master of Business Administration

  • $400/credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • $14,400 for the 36-credit program

If Peregrine Academic Services are required to meet requirements for admission, additional fees may apply.

No Application Fee

No Enrollment Fee

Financial Aid Opportunities

Earning a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree is a significant personal investment. How to successfully fund an education can be a major concern for students. Below are a few common paths some of our students take to finance their education at Dakota Wesleyan University Online.


Complete your FAFSA online to begin the financial aid process and to determine the various types of aid you may qualify for to help finance your education. Dakota Wesleyan University’s code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 003461.


Let your employer invest in your education.

If your employer has a tuition reimbursement plan, please forward a copy of the plan to the financial aid office. As an employee, a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Dakota Wesleyan University means you’ll be better trained and equipped to serve your workplace.

Benefits to your employer:

  • Build on existing knowledge and experiences to add core business and management training.
  • Invest in employees and foster loyalty and commitment to your company, leaving well-educated and trained employees eager to put their new skills and knowledge to work in a professional setting.
  • Get a fast return on investment as employees can earn their degree in as little as one or two years.


Several payment plan options are available:

Online with a checking account or credit card
Monthly payment plan
Check or money order
PLUS or alternative loan


Visit for information on what federal loans may be available to you.

Still have questions?

If you’re unsure whether you qualify for financial aid, please contact your financial aid adviser directly for more personalized support.

Mary Alexander
Direct: (605) 995-2663
 (800) 333-8506
Fax: (605) 995-2638

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Question: Do I qualify for federal financial aid?

Answer: Students should complete the FAFSA to determine aid eligibility.

Join us at Dakota Wesleyan University Online.