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Dunwoody College once again makes U.S. News Best Colleges list

On Monday, Sept. 14, U.S. News & World Report released its annual “Best Colleges” education rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities. Dunwoody College of Technology was the recipient of two top honors on the 2021 list.

Best in Midwest – 25th

Dunwoody once again made the list for best Regional Colleges – Midwest. This year, Dunwoody ranked 25th in the region and was the top ranked regional college in Minnesota. To be considered for the category, colleges must focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines. The rankings are split into four regions: North, South, Midwest, and West.

Best College for Veterans – 2nd

Dunwoody also ranked as the Number 2 Best College for Veterans, Regional Colleges – Midwest.

To be considered for the list, institutions must be certified for the GI Bill, participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, have enrolled a minimum of 20 veterans and active service members, and be in the top half of their U.S. News ranking category.

Top Performers on Social Mobility, Midwest – 62nd

When it comes to Social Mobility, Dunwoody ranked 62nd in the Midwest, and was just one of three schools from Minnesota to make the list.

The Social Mobility ranking looks at the percentage of economically disadvantaged students enrolled at the college who receive federal grants, and their subsequent graduation rates.

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