Founded in 1914, Dunwoody College of Technology has trained more than 250,000 men and women for technical careers. Named one of the top technical schools in the United States, Dunwoody is committed to excellence in education and works to serve those preparing for and working in business and industry.
Approximately 1,409 (fall 2010)
Class Size (average)
24 lab, 40 lecture
More than 85% of Dunwoody students receive financial aid
The Dunwoody campus, at 818 Dunwoody Boulevard, is located on 15 acres of land on the western edge of downtown Minneapolis.
The Dunwoody buildings have a gross area in excess of 300,000 square feet devoted to the educational programs and administrative, recreational and support services. Shops and laboratories are furnished with tools and equipment typical of the industries employing Dunwoody graduates.
The McNamara Center has seating for 400 students. The ground level entrance, passenger elevator and inner building connecting floors remove barriers to the physically handicapped. Network connections for laptop computers are available in many classrooms and in common areas such as the Learning Resource Center foyer.
Dunwoody maintains close ties to business and industry and benefits through annual financial support and gifts of equipment and supplies from them. Alumni, foundations and other friends of the school contribute to help Dunwoody keep up-to-date and in step with the future.
Dunwoody was nationally recognized in 1991 as one of ten "Institutions of Excellence" by the National Center of Research in Vocational Education in Berkeley, California. Dunwoody's accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission provides public assurance of educational quality and institutional integrity.
Dunwoody's success can be seen in its outstanding alumni, the consistently high rate of placement of its graduates, enrollment of more than a quarter million students in over 90 years of operation, the extensive number of special training programs it provides for industry and labor, and its international reputation gained through development of technical education programs and consulting activities in over 20 foreign countries. Dunwoody`s regional accreditation also provides public assurance of educational quality and institutional integrity.