Dunwoody College of Technology

Dunwoody College of Technology Admissions and School Information

Dunwoody College of Technology, located in Minneapolis, MN, offers its students technical certificates, diploma, associate's degree and bachelor's degree programs. This school offers courses and programs in graphic design, machine tooling, computer networking and food science technology.

General Information about Dunwoody College of Technology

Dunwoody College of Technology enrolls over 1,650 students, all undergraduates, with 90% of the school's population being male and almost 97% coming from in-state Minnesota. The higher-learning institution provides an Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Applied Management, as well as various certificate and diploma programs, which vary depending upon area of focus.

First known as Dunwoody Institute, this college was founded in 1914 and then merged with the NEI College of Technology in 2003. Now known as the oldest private, non-profit and endowed institution in the Upper Midwest, it is also only one of three non-profit technical colleges in the country. Today Dunwoody College of Technology has morphed into one of the top ten 'Institutions of Excellence' according to the National Center of Research in Vocational Education in Berkeley, CA.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Students seeking admission for Dunwoody College of Technology must complete an application, which can be obtained through the school's website or admissions office. Applicants must also provide high school and previous college transcripts, if applicable. The school will begin processing the application once the office receives the application, transcripts and a $50 application fee, which is only returned upon written request if the student is not accepted.

Schools of Dunwoody College of Technology

Applied Management & Entrepreneurship

The Applied Management & Entrepreneurship department is geared toward those students seeking to become entrepreneurs or business owners. It offers a B.S. in applied management, an applied management degree with a focus on management information systems (MIS) and two certificates. The certificates are through the Holden Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership, which geared the program toward working professionals with classes on the evening and weekends.

Automotive Technology

Dunwoody College of Technology boasts one of the country's most sophisticated automotive teaching labs, thanks to part to automotive industry leaders such as Toyota, Chrysler and Honda for their help and support. The school is divided into two sections, automotive collision and automotive service, with both programs offering internships for its students.

Building Design, Construction & Service Technology

Geared toward the construction industry, the Building Design, Construction & Service Technology Department offers 2-year associate's degree programs, as well as a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. Students can elect to take such programs as electrical construction and management, heating and cooling systems, and construction project supervisor.

Computer Technology

Since its merger with NEI College of Technology in 2003, Dunwoody College of Technology has become a leader in computer technology. The school offers two associate degrees along with a newly created bachelor's degree in management information systems. Students can also take courses on web programming and database development and computer networking systems through this school.

Design and Graphics Technology

All students who enroll in the design and graphics technology courses take a core of beginning classes before they decide which focus they desire, such as graphic design, prepress technology or finishing technology. Dunwoody College of Technology is also widely known for its flexography printing program, which ranks alongside 4-year college departments.

Health Sciences & Technology

The newest program at Dunwoody College of Technology, the Health Sciences & Technology Department was created in fall 2009. Students can choose a Bachelor of Applied Science degree geared toward those who do not have a health care background or a can select a Bachelor of Science 2-year Completion Program, which is meant for students who have successfully completed the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology.

Robotics & Manufacturing

The Robotics & Manufacturing Department provides numerous hands-on training opportunities, as hardware and software abound in its labs. It offers Associate of Applied Science degrees and programs include electronics technology, engineering drafting and design technology, automated systems and robotics, machine tool technology and welding.

Contact Information

  • Address: 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55403-1192
  • Phone Number: (612) 374-5800