Dunwoody College of Technology

Tel: (612)374-5800
1,065 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of Dunwoody is to provide leading-edge technological education and service to a diverse population of learners preparing for and practicing in business and industry.
School Highlights:
Dunwoody College of Technology serves 1,065 students (80% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Dunwoody College of Technology is one of 16 community colleges within Hennepin County, MN.
The nearest community college is Minneapolis Community and Technical College (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Dunwoody College of Technology Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 100 staff
59 staff
Dunwoody College of Technology Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,065 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,065 students
1,282 students
Dunwoody College of Technology Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
Dunwoody College of Technology student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
854 students
810 students
Dunwoody College of Technology Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 211 students
1,017 students
Dunwoody College of Technology Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Dunwoody College of Technology Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Dunwoody College of Technology American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Dunwoody College of Technology Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Dunwoody College of Technology Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Dunwoody College of Technology Black (2006-2013)
% White
Dunwoody College of Technology White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Dunwoody College of Technology More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Dunwoody College of Technology Unknown (2006-2013)
Dunwoody College of Technology Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.38 0.53
Dunwoody College of Technology Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,817 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,817 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,817 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,817 $10,294
Dunwoody College of Technology Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Dunwoody College of Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 72%
Dunwoody College of Technology Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1914, Dunwoody is a technical institution of higher education teaching men and women through hands-on learning. Dunwoody offers an intense, structured approach to education that facilitates individual learning and development. Programs are job-oriented and the learning environment fosters the qualities employers seek: productivity, self-discipline, confidence, teamwork, a positive attitude toward productivity, and an appreciation for a job well done. The integration of the Arts and Sciences is a key component of each program. Dunwoody is committed to excellence in education and believes skill and technical competence must be balanced with a broad academic education to enhance each graduate's success and facilitate life-long learning. Life-long learning skills that go beyond the technical aspects of an occupation are learned in course work that imparts the knowledge, concepts, and attitudes needed to live in a diverse society. Quality education requires personal attention, a primary emphasis at Dunwoody. With a small class size, instructors have time to get to know their students and provide individual attention. The relatively small size of the full-time student body provides opportunities for students to be personally involved in their school and encourages them to get to know their classmates. In addition, hands-on classroom/laboratory experiences and both individual and group projects give our students the quality foundation that employers demand. Dunwoody's close proximity to industry is a distinct advantage for field trips, part-time jobs, and placement after graduation. Industry representatives for seminars, demonstrations, and industry shows are available within minutes of the school. Nearby are lakes, parks, professional sports, theater, music, hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, fine residential areas, and a mix of friendly, hospitable people. The Dunwoody buildings have a gross area in excess of 300,000 square feet devoted to the educational programs and administrative, recreational and support services. Shops and laboratories are furnished with tools and equipment typical of the industries employing Dunwoody graduates. Dunwoody is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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For Minneapolis private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,526 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Minneapolis community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Minneapolis is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.