Dunwoody College of Technology

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,946

4.12% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,816

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

67.4%

500 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,264

84% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

66.7%

2 Graduates

About

Dunwoody College of Technology is a higher education institution located in Hennepin County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dunwoody College of Technology were Manufacturing Engineering (19 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees), and Interior Design (10 degrees).

In 2016, 409 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dunwoody College of Technology. 13.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 86.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (339 degrees), 17.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $18,946, which is $6,146 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $18,946, which is $6,146 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,816.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,946

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology was $18,946. The cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $6,146 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$23,816

2016 Value

7.03%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Dunwoody College of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,816. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Dunwoody College of Technology grew by 7.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,700

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dunwoody College of Technology was of $9,700 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Dunwoody College of Technology received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 11.5% with respect to 2015, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

11%

2015 Default Rate

56

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Dunwoody College of Technology was 11%, which represents 56 out of the 508 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Dunwoody College of Technology received 500 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 15.5% annual growth. Out of those 500 applicants, 337 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,264 students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dunwoody College of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 65.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

337

Accepted Out of 500

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dunwoody College of Technology was 67.4% (337 admissions from 500 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 75.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 15.5%, while admissions grew by 3.37%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Dunwoody College of Technology in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dunwoody College of Technology has a total enrollment of 1,264 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,062 students and the part-time enrollment is 202. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dunwoody College of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.1% White, 7.2% Asian, 5.38% Black or African American, 3.8% Two or More Races, 2.77% Hispanic or Latino, 0.316% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.237% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (65.2%), followed by White Female (10.5%) and Asian Male (6.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,264 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,062 and the part-time enrollment is 202. This means that 84% of students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Dunwoody College of Technology was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Dunwoody College of Technology had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    962

  2. Asian

    91

  3. Black or African American

    68

The enrolled student population at Dunwoody College of Technology is 76.1% White, 7.2% Asian, 5.38% Black or African American, 3.8% Two or More Races, 2.77% Hispanic or Latino, 0.316% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.237% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 53 students (4.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 295 fewer women than men received degrees from Dunwoody College of Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Dunwoody College of Technology are white (339 degrees awarded). There were 17.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dunwoody College of Technology is Manufacturing Engineering (19 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees) and Interior Design (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dunwoody College of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (80 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Software developers, applications & systems software (432,305 people), Miscellaneous managers (185,979 people), Computer programmers (123,758 people), Other Computer Occupations (119,913 people), and Computer & information systems managers (108,700 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Precision Production (80 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (86 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (51 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Precision Production (80 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (86 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (51 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Computer Systems Design (515,914 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (174,806 people), Construction (132,545 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (91,993 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (86,630 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Precision Production (80 degrees awarded), Construction (40 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (20 degrees), Engineering Technologies (86 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (51 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dunwoody College of Technology.

Most Common

  1. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dunwoody College of Technology was Manufacturing Engineering with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 352

  2. 57

In 2016, 352 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology, which is 6.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology in Welding Technology, which is 9 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Dunwoody College of Technology in Radiation Therapist, which is 2.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Dunwoody College of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dunwoody College of Technology is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    339 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dunwoody College of Technology is white (339 degrees awarded). There were 17.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (19 degrees).

1.71% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    295 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dunwoody College of Technology is white male (295 degrees awarded). There were 6.7 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (44 degrees).

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Operations

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $21.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $222k (1.03%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Dunwoody College of Technology had a total expenditure of $25M. Of that $25M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $25M on benefits.

Dunwoody College of Technology employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Dunwoody College of Technology are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology are: Management, with 27 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 18 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.6M

2015 Endowment

0.387%

growth from 2014

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at about $21.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Dunwoody College of Technology grew 0.387% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.7M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Dunwoody College of Technology received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$11.2M

Salary Expenditure

$25M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Dunwoody College of Technology had a total expenditure of $25M. Of that $25M, they spent $11.2M on salaries and $25M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Dunwoody College of Technology as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.2M

2015 Salaries

4.4%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a median of $11.2M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($25M) and a 4.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.47% growth from 2013 and a 22.3% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.15M

Instructional Salaries

78

Number of Employees

In 2015, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a total of $5.15M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

27 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology were Management with 27 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 18 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Dunwoody College of Technology.

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