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 Master’s in Educational Leadership Online

Top Education Degrees

Master’s in Education Administration

U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Value Schools Best Regional College 
  • Best Undergraduate Teaching 
  • Top Performers on Social Mobility 
  • Best Online MBA  
  • Best Online Master’s in Education Programs

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


  • Best Online MBA  
  • Fortune 50 Best Places to Work 
  • Prairie Business Magazine  


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.

Latest News

DWU Employee Named to 2023 Prairie Business 40 Under 40 List

December 8, 2023

Ross Cimpl Named Interim Director of Athletics

December 1, 2023

DWU Learn & Earn Graduation Planned

December 1, 2023

DWU to Launch New Associate Degree Nursing Program in Rapid City

November 28, 2023

DWU Braver Angels debate scheduled

November 14, 2023

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