Dakota County Technical College

1300 145th Street East, Rosemount
MN, 55068-2999
Tel: (651)423-8301
3,244 students
Public institution

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Dakota County Technical College: Instructors with relevant industry experience Hands-on classes providing the practical work experience the market demands Flexible access to a variety of marketable skills in a collaborative environment An engaging, flexible environment dedicated to student success A technologically advanced environment committed to innovation and creativity
School Highlights:
Dakota County Technical College serves 3,244 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Dakota County Technical College is one of 7 community colleges within Dakota County, MN.
The nearest community college is Inver Hills Community College (6.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Dakota County Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,244 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,244 students
1,287 students
Dakota County Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,678 students
832 students
Dakota County Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,566 students
1,021 students
Dakota County Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Dakota County Technical College sch enrollment Dakota County Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Dakota County Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Dakota County Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Dakota County Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Dakota County Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Dakota County Technical College More (2010-2012)
Dakota County Technical College sch ethnicity Dakota County Technical College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.29 0.45
Dakota County Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,693 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,693 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,693 $5,845
Dakota County Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,693 $10,047
Dakota County Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Dakota County Technical College was created by the 1969 Minnesota Legislature and approved in 1970 by the Minnesota State Board of Education. Programs and facilities of Dakota County Technical College meet standards established by the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU). All faculty are licensed. Local advisory committees evaluate and approve all program majors. Our main campus is located in Rosemount, Minn., a city of 15,000 30 minutes south of the Twin Cities. DCTC also has other conveniently located sites in Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan. DCTC serves nearly 11,500 students annually, with 5,400 students enrolled in regular credit courses and almost 6,000 students enrolled in customized training hour-based courses. DCTC instructors have worked extensively in their professions and remain active in the industry. They bring their business and industry experience into their classrooms, shops, labs and studios. Our instructors do more than teach--they advise and mentor students. They not only deliver superb coursework, but also work to achieve career results for their students such as help finding a new job or or improving current one.

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Did You Know?
For Dakota County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,483 per year for in-state students and $5,483 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,665 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dakota County, MN community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Dakota County, MN is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.