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Dunwoody College of Technology Overview

Dunwoody College of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Dunwoody College of Technology Known For?

460 Undergraduate Awards
$31,545 Avg Cost After Aid
73% Acceptance Rate
  • Dunwoody College of Technology has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Dunwoody College of Technology.
  • In 2017-2018, 56% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Dunwoody College of Technology bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $52,800 a year. That's about 29% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.0 years for students from Dunwoody College of Technology to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Dunwoody College of Technology Rankings

Dunwoody College of Technology is ranked #195 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Dunwoody College of Technology also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Minnesota ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Dunwoody College of Technology has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#31 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Dunwoody College of Technology.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Civil Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Computer Systems Analysis Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Dunwoody College of Technology?

Location of Dunwoody College of Technology

Contact details for Dunwoody College of Technology are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1192
Phone: 612-374-5800
Website: www.dunwoody.edu

How Do I Get Into Dunwoody College of Technology?

You can apply to Dunwoody College of Technology online at: https://www.dunwoody.edu/admission-aid/apply/

Admission Requirements for Dunwoody College of Technology

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Dunwoody College of Technology?

73% Acceptance Rate
12% Of Accepted Are Women
Dunwoody College of Technology has an acceptance rate of 73%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 88% of accepted students are men and 12% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.

Can I Afford Dunwoody College of Technology?

$31,545 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
12.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Dunwoody College of Technology is $31,545. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Dunwoody College of Technology, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $11,743 a year. That adds up to $46,972 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Dunwoody College of Technology is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Dunwoody College of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,064 Full-Time Undergraduates
16% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,316 undergraduate students at Dunwoody College of Technology, with 1,064 being full-time and 252 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Dunwoody College of Technology

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,064 full-time undergraduates at Dunwoody College of Technology, 84% are male and 16% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Dunwoody College of Technology

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dunwoody College of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dunwoody College of Technology Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 74
Black or African American 54
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 735
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 169

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Dunwoody College of Technology. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 5 countries are represented at Dunwoody College of Technology. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Honduras, and Côte d’Ivoire.

Online Learning at Dunwoody College of Technology

29 Took All Classes Online
320 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 320 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Dunwoody College of Technology has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 59th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Dunwoody College of Technology majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 4%

Dunwoody College of Technology Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Precision Metal Working 15 25 23 0 63
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 10 37 0 0 47
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 39 0 0 39
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 35 0 0 35
Building Management & Inspection 0 34 0 0 34
Computer Systems Networking 1 31 0 0 32
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 23 0 0 23
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 22 0 0 22
Construction Management 6 0 0 15 21
Design & Applied Arts 0 10 0 11 21
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 0 19 19
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 19 0 0 19
Allied Health Professions 0 18 0 0 18
Computer Software & Applications 0 17 0 0 17
Industrial Production Technology 10 0 0 0 10
Civil Engineering Technology 0 9 0 0 9
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 0 8 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 2 5 0 0 7
Graphic Communications 0 6 0 0 6
General Architecture 0 0 0 5 5
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 5 5
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Housing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 330 23 63 460

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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