Dunwoody College of Technology

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$19,955

5.33% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,132

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

12.7%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

72.7%

433 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,301

82.5% 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 (20 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees), and Construction Management (6 degrees).

In 2017, 440 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dunwoody College of Technology. 12.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 87.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (369 degrees), 16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $19,955, which is $7,065 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $19,955, which is $7,065 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,132.

In 2017, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$19,955

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology was $19,955. The cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $7,065 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$19,132

2017 Value

19.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Dunwoody College of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,132. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Dunwoody College of Technology grew by 19.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,450

Room and Board

$1,011

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dunwoody College of Technology was of $7,450 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,011. The cost of room and board decreased by 23.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 32.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Dunwoody College of Technology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.88% with respect to 2016, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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12.7%

2016 Default Rate

62

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Dunwoody College of Technology was 12.7%, which represents 62 out of the 487 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Dunwoody College of Technology received 433 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 13.4% annual decline. Out of those 433 applicants, 315 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,301 students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dunwoody College of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 61.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

315

Accepted Out of 433

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dunwoody College of Technology was 72.7% (315 admissions from 433 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 67.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -13.4%, while admissions declined by -6.53%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dunwoody College of Technology has a total enrollment of 1,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,073 students and the part-time enrollment is 228. This means that 82.5% 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 73.4% White, 7.3% Asian, 4.92% Two or More Races, 3.92% Black or African American, 3.15% Hispanic or Latino, 0.461% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.461% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (62.6%), followed by White Female (10.1%) and Asian Male (6.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,301 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,073 and the part-time enrollment is 228. This means that 82.5% of students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2017 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 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Dunwoody College of Technology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    955

  2. Asian

    95

  3. Two or More Races

    64

The enrolled student population at Dunwoody College of Technology is 73.4% White, 7.3% Asian, 4.92% Two or More Races, 3.92% Black or African American, 3.15% Hispanic or Latino, 0.461% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.461% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 80 students (6.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 330 fewer women than men received degrees from Dunwoody College of Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Dunwoody College of Technology are white (369 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dunwoody College of Technology is Manufacturing Engineering (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees) and Construction Management (6 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 Construction (54 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (83 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 (431,206 people), Other managers (146,180 people), Computer occupations, all other (129,328 people), Computer programmers (116,706 people), and Computer & information systems managers (104,709 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Construction (54 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Engineering Technologies (83 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (15 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (54 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Construction (54 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Engineering Technologies (83 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (15 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (54 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 (500,524 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (177,623 people), Construction (150,286 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (94,327 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (81,863 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Construction (54 degrees awarded), Precision Production (73 degrees), Engineering Technologies (83 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (15 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (54 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. 20 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dunwoody College of Technology was Manufacturing Engineering with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 385

  2. 55

In 2017, 385 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology, which is 7 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (55).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology in Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications, which is 17.7 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Dunwoody College of Technology in Radiation Therapist, which is 7 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%

100% Completion Time

100%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 75% 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, 100% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 100% 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

    369 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dunwoody College of Technology is white (369 degrees awarded). There were 16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (23 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    326 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    43 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dunwoody College of Technology is white male (326 degrees awarded). There were 7.58 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (43 degrees).

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Operations

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $22.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.2M (9.9%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Dunwoody College of Technology had a total expenditure of $26.5M. Of that $26.5M, they spent $12.4M on salaries and $26.5M 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 Male Instructors (36), Male Assistant professors(26), and Female Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology are: Management, with 26 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 18 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.3M

2017 Endowment

8.89%

growth from 2016

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at about $22.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Dunwoody College of Technology grew 8.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.3M 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 2017, 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

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$12.4M

Salary Expenditure

$26.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Dunwoody College of Technology had a total expenditure of $26.5M. Of that $26.5M, they spent $12.4M on salaries and $26.5M 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

$12.4M

2017 Salaries

1.94%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a median of $12.4M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($26.5M) and a 1.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.8% growth from 2015 and a 4.4% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.04M

Instructional Salaries

86

Number of Employees

In 2017, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a total of $6.04M to 86 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

26 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 26 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 18 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology was Male Instructor with 36 employees, Male Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

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

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