Dakota College at Bottineau

  • The College achieves its mission by providing specialized technical programs in agriculture, environmental/natural resource studies, and business as well as through traditional curriculum that transfer to baccalaureate programs. The opportunities for experiential learning in attractive outdoor settings allow the unique educational programs on this campus to be intensified. A commitment to "hands-on" learning and the use of natural resource laboratories are common instructional techniques. The proximity of the campus to the International Peace Garden, J. Clark Salyer National Refuge, Denbigh Experimental Forest, the Turtle Mountains, and the offices of the North Dakota Forest Service provides a natural setting to support unique training programs serving all constituents.

School Highlights

Dakota College at Bottineau serves 1,006 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.

Top Rankings

Dakota College at Bottineau ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Dakota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Dakota College at Bottineau(ND) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty64 staff40 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Dakota College at Bottineau has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Dakota College at Bottineau diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,006 students1,154 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:121:1
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# Full-Time Students390 students538 students
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# Part-Time Students616 students616 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
240240
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
3%
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% Black
9%
5%
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% White
69%
73%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.510.45
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College Completion Rate
19%
39%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$38,300
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,046 is more than the state average of $4,270. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,161 is less than the state average of $7,571. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,046$4,270
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,161$7,571
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Tuition NotesThere are various out-of-state tuition rates based upon residency. Please visit https://www.dakotacollege.edu/admissions-financial-aid/tuition-and-fees to learn more.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,600$9,600
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Ice Hockey, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
CRU, Honors Program, Horticulture Club, Leaderjacks, LumberActs (Drama), Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Student Senate, Study Abroad, Wildlife Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Dakota College at Bottineau is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC is one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region, which includes North Dakota. DCB has been accredited since 1971. It received a reaffirmation of accreditation in 2009-2010 and is scheduled for its next reaffirmation in 2019-2020.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2020

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The nearest community college to Dakota College at Bottineau is Lake Region State College (87.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For North Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,270 per year for in-state students and $7,571 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,764 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

North Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Dakota is Dakota College at Bottineau. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.