Dunwoody College of Technology: Narrative Description
DUNWOODY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY O-8
818 Dunwoody Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Tel: (612)374-5800; 800-292-4625; Admissions: (612)374-5800; Fax: (612)374-4128; Web Site: http://www.dunwoody.edu/
Description: Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1914. Setting: 12-acre urban campus. Endowment: $31.2 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $6521 per student. Total enrollment: 1,611. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 798 applied, 62% were admitted. 1% from top 10% of their high school class, 7% from top quarter, 32% from top half. Full-time: 1,236 students, 9% women, 91% men. Part-time: 375 students, 13% women, 87% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 3 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 7% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.3% international, 28% 25 or older, 8% transferred in. Retention: 67% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, independent study, summer session for credit, internships.
Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, institutional entrance test. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $20,742 full-time, $227 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1155 full-time, $1155 per year part-time.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Major annual event: Fall Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 8,000 books, 115 serials, 250 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $139,800. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.