Dunwoody College of Technology

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,397
5.14% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,576
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
11.4%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
96.9%
448 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,358
81.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
50%
1 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), Construction Management (15 degrees), and Interior Design (11 degrees).

In 2019, 460 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dunwoody College of Technology. 16.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 83.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (368 degrees), 12.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $21,397, which is $8,908 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $21,397, which is $8,908 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,576.

In 2019, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,397
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology was $21,397. The cost of tuition at Dunwoody College of Technology is $8,908 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$23,576
2019 Value
8.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Dunwoody College of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,576. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Dunwoody College of Technology grew by 8.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,157
Room and Board
$928
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dunwoody College of Technology was of $10,157 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $928. The cost of room and board increased by 36.3% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.01% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Dunwoody College of Technology received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 3.08% with respect to 2018, when 65% 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.
11.4%
2017 Default Rate
53
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Dunwoody College of Technology was 11.4%, which represents 53 out of the 463 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Dunwoody College of Technology received 448 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 15.3% annual decline. Out of those 448 applicants, 434 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,358 students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dunwoody College of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 59.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
434
Accepted Out of 448

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dunwoody College of Technology was 96.9% (434 admissions from 448 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 69.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −15.3%, while admissions grew by 17.3%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dunwoody College of Technology has a total enrollment of 1,358 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,109 students and the part-time enrollment is 249. This means that 81.7% 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 77.4% White, 5.6% Black or African American, 5.38% Asian, 5.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (63.3%), followed by White Female (13.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,358 students. The full-time enrollment at Dunwoody College of Technology is 1,109 and the part-time enrollment is 249. This means that 81.7% of students enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2019 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 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), 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
    1,051
  2. Black or African American
    76
  3. Asian
    73

The enrolled student population at Dunwoody College of Technology is 77.4% White, 5.6% Black or African American, 5.38% Asian, 5.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.24% Two or More Races, 0.736% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.221% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 25 students (1.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 312 fewer women than men received degrees from Dunwoody College of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Dunwoody College of Technology is white (368 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dunwoody College of Technology is Manufacturing Engineering (19 degrees awarded), followed by Construction Management (15 degrees) and Interior Design (11 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 Architecture and Related Services (28 degrees awarded), Construction (56 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (112 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 Architects, except landscape and naval (105,990 people), Other managers (59,766 people), Construction managers (59,603 people), Software developers (36,465 people), and Project management specialists (25,156 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Architecture and Related Services (28 degrees awarded), Construction (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (112 degrees), Precision Production (63 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (54 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Architecture and Related Services (28 degrees awarded), Construction (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (112 degrees), Precision Production (63 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (54 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Architectural, engineering & related services (152,860 people), Construction (133,392 people), Computer Systems Design (46,655 people), Elementary & secondary schools (24,795 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (23,656 people).

The most specialized majors at Dunwoody College of Technology are Architecture and Related Services (28 degrees awarded), Construction (56 degrees), Engineering Technologies (112 degrees), Precision Production (63 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. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, 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

386
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
74
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 386 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology, which is 5.22 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (74).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Dunwoody College of Technology in Robotics Technology, which is 10.8 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Dunwoody College of Technology in Radiation Therapist, which is 3.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
80%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 60% 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, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dunwoody College of Technology is Female and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    368 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dunwoody College of Technology is white (368 degrees awarded). There were 12.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (30 degrees).

1.74% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    313 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    55 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dunwoody College of Technology is white male (313 degrees awarded). There were 5.69 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (55 degrees).

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Operations

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $23.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.2M (5.15%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Dunwoody College of Technology had a total salary expenditure of $30M. Dunwoody College of Technology employs 44 Instructors, 26 Assistant professors, and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Dunwoody College of Technology are Male Instructors (39), Male Assistant professors(20), and Male Associate professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology are: Management, with 30 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 23 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$23.3M
2019 Endowment
3.08%
growth from 2018

Dunwoody College of Technology has an endowment valued at about $23.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Dunwoody College of Technology grew 3.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.5M 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 2019, 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

Salary Expenditure

$14.3M
2019 Salaries
6.51%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a median of $14.3M in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($30M) and a 6.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.07% growth from 2017 and a 1.94% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.76M
Instructional Salaries
89
Number of Employees

In 2019, Dunwoody College of Technology paid a total of $6.76M to 89 employees working as instructors, which represents 47.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology were Instructor with 44 employees; Assistant professor with 26 employees; and Assistant professor with 13 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology were Management with 30 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dunwoody College of Technology was Male Instructor with 39 employees, Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Associate professor with 8 employees.

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

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