Out-of-State/Greater Minnesota Students
Experience Degrees of Difference in the Twin Cities
As the only private, non-profit technical college in the Upper Midwest, Dunwoody College of Technology offers a great opportunity to earn a degree that use hands-on, project-based learning to get you the skills you need for an immediate job and a long career in your chosen industry. If you know what you want to study and are looking for a place that prioritizes your educational experience and professional prospects, then Dunwoody is the place for you.
And by attending Dunwoody, you benefit not only from our rigorous, applied approach to education, but also from our location just off of downtown Minneapolis. This means access to great restaurants, sports and cultural events, local and regional parks and recreational areas, and an all-around quality of life that’s been recognized by numerous publications over the years. It also means you’re close to many of the great Minnesota companies that partner with Dunwoody and hire our graduates.
The Dunwoody Approach to Education
Dunwoody pioneered the whole concept of an applied, hands-on education. While we’ve refined our educational approach over the decades, the fundamentals are the same:
- In the classroom, you learn from
- Instructors who have industry experience in the subjects they are teaching
- You then apply that learning
- Through hands-on projects
- That take place in labs, studios, and shops
- That use industry-standard (and often industry-leading) software, tools and equipment
In this way, you understand not only the foundational theories behind the skills you are expected to learn, but also how to turn that knowledge into actual work. And by completing those projects you build a portfolio of sample work for when you’re ready to apply for jobs.
You also take Arts & Sciences classes to round out those critical thinking, communication and other skills that modern industry requires of its working professionals.
All of our classes are small–most are under 25 students–which means you get to know your instructor and the other students in your major.
Speaking of majors, we offer more than 30 associate and bachelor degrees in a variety of industries. And should you decide to pursue a two-year degree so you can get out into the workforce–just know that all of our associate’s degrees transfer into a bachelor’s completion degree for when you’re ready for that added credential.
Want to visit campus? We hold an on-campus open house every month (except August), which offers a great opportunity to meet faculty and tour the campus. Come see the classrooms, labs, shops and studios where the Dunwoody approach to education takes place. But we’re also happy to accommodate your timing. Just contact our Admissions Team, and we’ll make arrangements for a personalized tour.
Since our campus is located just off of downtown Minneapolis, it is accessible via car and public transportation no matter where you choose live in the Twin Cities. Since we’re a small college, we don’t have on-campus dorms, but we can help you explore a variety of housing options in a variety of locations and settings, including those that offer a college lifestyle experience.