Facts & Statistics
Year Founded: 1914
Founders: William H. Dunwoody; Kate L. Dunwoody
Initial Endowment: In his Last Will & Testament, William H. Dunwoody left three million dollars to establish Dunwoody. When Kate died in 1915, she left an additional $1.5 million to support the College.
Location: The College is located on the western edge of downtown Minneapolis in the Lowry Hill neighborhood. Its’ address is: 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55403.
Alumni: Dunwoody has educated more than 250,000 men and women in its more than 100-year history.
Degrees Offered: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.; two-year degree); Bachelor of Science (B.S.; four-year degree); certificate options (exact length varies by program; most are a year or less in length)
Accreditation: Dunwoody is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Dunwoody Statistical Overview For Academic Year 2016-2017
|Enrollment, Unduplicated Total||1,548|
|Self-identified as a Student of Color||308 (19.90%)|
|2 or more||80 (5.17%)|
|American Indian||8 (0.52%)|
|Black/African American||77 (4.97%)|
|Non-Resident Alien||6 (0.39%)|
|Annual Retention Rate*||81%|
|Career Services Placement Rate for 2015-16**||98.7%|
|Number of Faculty||142|
|Student to Faculty Ratio||11:1|
|Students with Previous Post-Secondary Experience||52%|
|Financial Aid Profile|
|Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant||596|
|Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant||236|
|Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or subsidized Stafford Loan||322|
Dunwoody Graduation & Transfer Rates
|Graduation Rates: 2010 cohort full-time, first-time degree/certificate students***|
|Male Student Graduation Rate||53%|
|Male Student Transfer-Out Rate||1%|
|Female Student Graduation Rate||31%|
|Female Student Transfer-Out Rate||0%|
|Four-Year Average Graduation Rate||45%|
|Four-Year Average Transfer-Out Rate||1%|
|Male Bachelor Degree Students Graduation Rate||0%|
|Female Bachelor Degree Students Graduation Rate||67%|
|Pell Grant Outcomes|
|Pell Grant Graduation Rate||32%|
|Pell Grant Retention Rate||38%|
*The Annual Retention Rate reflects student retention for an academic year.
** Placement rates are calculated 6 months post-graduation
***This graduation rate reflects the percentage of full time, first time degree seeking/certificate undergraduate students who completed their program within 150 percent of the normal time of completion. The percentage provided is based upon the IPEDS Graduation Rate definition for the 09-10 Cohort.