Come Determined. Graduate Destined.


We are committed to ensuring that Dunwoody is the right fit for you. To do that we spend time getting to know you – the whole you. During the admissions process we seek to understand how you learn and what you are looking for in a school. Dunwoody College is an investment in your future and we are dedicated to ensuring the enrollment process is not only clear and uncomplicated – but focused around you.

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Admissions FAQs

For Prospective Students

Are monthly Open Houses being held in person?
Yes. Dunwoody is offering monthly, in-person Open Houses at our Minneapolis campus. To register, visit:

If I can’t attend an Open House, what are my other options?
We would love to schedule a one-on-one personal tour or connect with you remotely! We can set up a tour or a virtual meeting with video conferencing. We can also chat with you over the phone, or just communicate through email and text. Contact to start connecting.

How can I see more about what Dunwoody is like?
Connecting with us on social media, reading our news blog, and checking out our YouTube and Vimeo channels are great ways to get a feel for the Dunwoody student experience. You can also take our virtual tour.

For Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance!

Meet Your Admissions Team

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Chuck Abbott

Senior Admissions Counselor

Phone: 612.381.3079

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Asli Ali

Admissions Counselor

Phone: (612) 381-3392

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Landry Elman

Admissions Counselor

Phone: (612) 381-3370

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

I like Dunwoody’s hands-on approach that gives students not only the theory and principles needed to be successful, but also the practical applications through projects and hands-on experiences. Learning by doing helps prepare our students for success in the workplace and makes our graduates highly desirable to employers.

Favorite part about working with students:

Helping students start their educational journey is a very satisfying part of my job…every student has their own story that they bring in with them.  Helping students identify and reach for their goals through the education that Dunwoody provides and seeing the potential outcomes brings me a sense of accomplishment.

Hobbies outside of work:

  • Spending quality time with my family
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Cheering on our local sports teams

Mohammed Khan

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 612.381.3310

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Amber McCollow

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: (612) 381-8279

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Cynthia McDonald

Director of Admissions & Recruiting

Phone: 612.381.3341

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

Since it’s founding, Dunwoody has helped more than 250,000 graduates make an impact in their respective career fields. Many of these same graduates, along with numerous industry partners, have contributed to Dunwoody’s continued success as a private, non-profit, state-of-the-art, hands-on institution, which produces graduates who are able to hit the ground running.

Favorite part about working with students:

I am proud to play a part in helping applicants visualize their career goals, and to ultimately see themselves graduate and land lucrative jobs within their fields of study.

Hobbies outside of work:

I enjoy reading, working out, and playing pickup basketball games. I also love spending time with my children, helping them learn and develop into decent individuals.

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

Dunwoody puts students on a fast track to kickstart their careers. You show up, put in the effort, and the benefits are incredibly rewarding. What makes it even more special is the level of support you receive here. It’s not a place where you’re just a number.

Favorite things about working with students:

As an Admissions Counselor at Dunwoody, I love helping students discover their ideal fit, whether they’re new to college, navigating their academic path, or making a career 180. When they find their place at Dunwoody, their faces light up with confidence and they are excited to be here and learn.

Hobbies outside of work:

  • Cooking
  • Going to concerts/ comedy shows
  • Hula Hooping
  • Seeing the world through my children’s eyes
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Kimberly Plombon

Senior Regional Admissions Counselor

Phone: 612.381.8244


Becky Somers

Admissions Data Analyst

Phone: 612.381.3081

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Jay Strack

Regional Admissions Counselor

Phone: 612.402.3169

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

The students! They truly are the heartbeat of the campus.

Favorite part about working with students:

I love hearing about their day-to-day experiences and seeing how they are impacting their future.
Hobbies outside of work:

Gardening in the summertime. My husband and I do a lot of canning. I also enjoy walking and spending time with our two kitties.

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

I love that Dunwoody’s rich history has helped shape the Twin Cities into what it is today.

Favorite part about working with students:

My favorite part about working with students is watching them grow and listening to what excites them about the education they are receiving. It’s fun to watch it all click together and to hear about the positive impact that their education is having on their lives.

Hobbies outside of work:

  • Writing
  • Coding
  • Hiking
  • Making jewelry
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Chet VanBlaricum

Senior Admissions Counselor

Phone: 612.381.8221

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Amber Wilson

Admissions Counselor

Phone: 612.381.3317

Favorite things about Dunwoody:

Dunwoody welcomes students from all backgrounds – First year High school graduates, military members, and adults. Also, the fact that we offer nearly $4 million in scholarship funding, and 1 in 3 students receive scholarships here at Dunwoody.

Favorite part about working with students:

I enjoy meeting students and knowing that I will be a part of the process in helping them achieve their next goals in not on in their education, but also their career goals as well once they become graduates from Dunwoody.

Hobbies outside of work:

Traveling with family, journaling, and enjoying the outdoors.