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Dunwoody College makes U.S. News list of Best Colleges

2022-2023 U.S. News Rankings

On Monday, Sept. 12, 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 three honors on the 2022-2023 list.

Not only was Dunwoody ranked as one of the best Regional Colleges – Midwest, but it also made the list for Least Debt and Top Performers on Social Mobility.

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Regional Colleges – Midwest: 49th

Dunwoody once again made the list for Best Regional Colleges – Midwest. This year, Dunwoody ranked 49th in the region and was the third 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.

Lest Debt, Regional Colleges – Midwest: 8th

Dunwoody earned the 8th spot on the Least Debt, Regional Colleges – Midwest list. This also made Dunwoody the top school on the list for Minnesota.

To create the list, U.S. News ranked schools whose students graduated carrying the lightest debt loads. The “Typical Total Debt After Graduation” is the median cumulative amount borrowed by 2019 and 2020 graduates who took out federal loans. For Dunwoody, this number was $16,000, more than $3,000 less than the next Minnesota school listed.

Top Performers on Social Mobility,
Regional Colleges – Midwest: 65th

When it comes to Top Performers on Social Mobility, Dunwoody ranked 65th 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.

To read more about the rankings, visit 2022-2023 Best Colleges | College Rankings and Data | US News Education