Dunwoody College of Technology Review

Dunwoody College of Technology, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has a secondary campus in Chaska. This private nonprofit technical college specializes in career training in applied technology fields.

Dunwoody College of Technology Overview

One of the few private non-profit technical colleges in the U.S., Dunwoody College of Technology was established in 1914. It currently has about 1,600 students enrolled, mostly young men aged 24 and younger, who are state residents and attend full-time. The school earned national recognition from the National Center for Research in Vocational Education in 1991.

Dunwoody College of Technology confers certificates, diplomas, associate and bachelor's degrees. In addition to academic coursework conducted on a quarterly basis, students participate in labs and field trips.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

Almost all Dunwoody College of Technology students receive some financial aid, mostly federal grants and federal loans. Students can enroll in one of more than 30 programs in fields like health sciences, computers, automotive technology, construction and manufacturing technology. They can earn Associate of Applied Science or Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degrees, technical diplomas or technical certificates.

Applicants submit school transcripts, take admissions exams and participate in entrance interviews. Applicants to Dunwoody College of Technology are required to take admission tests that measure students' cognitive, verbal and quantitative skills against industry standards. These tests determine which applicants need to complete additional academic coursework before admissions will review their applications.

Campus Learning Environment and Facilities

Dunwoody College of Technology's primary campus is located in Minneapolis, MN. The Southwest Metro Campus is located in Chaska, MN, and offers mostly evening programs.

Dunwoody College of Technology programs combine labs and lecture-style learning. The average student:faculty ratio in labs is 24:1 and in lectures is 40:1. There are classrooms and common areas with Internet access available to students. The school's labs are outfitted with the same kind of tools that graduates will find in the workplace.

The school's Joel Elftmann Student Success Center offers tutoring, counseling and related academic support services to students. Bachelor's program courses are typically offered evenings, weekends and online so students, who complete a 2-year program, can start their careers while continuing their education. Dunwoody College of Technology also hosts the Wenda W. & Cornell L. Moore Multi-Cultural Center and the Women's Resource Center. The college also sponsors the Youth Career Awareness Program (YCAP).

Academic Programs

  • Applied Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Building Design, Construction & Service
  • Computer
  • Robotics & Manufacturing
  • Design & Graphics
  • Health Sciences
  • Automotive

School Contact Information

  • Address: 818 Dunwoody Blvd, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-1192
  • Phone number: (612) 374-5800