At DWU, everyone is focused on helping you 
develop your natural talents, supporting your achievements and preparing you for success.

We are Honored

Best Colleges in
South Dakota

College Consensus

Best Regional Colleges (Midwest) 

U.S. News and World Report

Online MBA

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U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Value Schools
  • Best in Nursing
  • Top Performers on Social Mobility 
  • Best Online MBA Programs
  • Best Online Master’s in Education Programs

  • Best Colleges in South Dakota 
  • Best in Nursing 
  • Best Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) 



Study at DWU

You’ll be gaining an education that is personalized, hands-on, and focused on honing your strengths in academics, leadership, faith and service.


Learn, Live and Play

There’s nothing better than feeling like you belong, and knowing you’re in a place where you can flourish, grow and succeed—and have fun doing it.

We are Driven by Difference

At DWU, we believe in the power of being different. Our drive and determination are guided by our enduring commitment to effectively serve the complex and changing needs of our students, professional employers and our communities.  


Graduate with Confidence.

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