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 nearly 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) and is a member of the North Central Association of the HLC: http://www.ncahlc.org/
Dunwoody Statistical Overview For Academic Year 2013-2014
|Enrollment, Unduplicated Total||1,357|
|Average Credits Per Student||12.91|
|Students of Color||279 (20.56%)|
|Annual Retention Rate*||77.16%|
|Placement Rate for 2011-2012***||97%|
|Number of Faculty||143|
|Student to Faculty Ratio||9:1|
|Median Age Group||25-26|
|Students with Previous Post-Secondary Experience||49.45%|
Graduation rate for 2011 fall quarter Pell grant recipients: 66%
Retention rate for 2012 fall quarter Pell grant recipients: 36%
*The Annual Retention Rate reflects student retention for an academic year.
**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 04-05 Cohort.
*** Placement rates are calculated 6 months post-graduation as such the placement rate for the 2013-2014 academic year has not yet been calculated.