Dakota County Technical College: Review & Facts

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Dakota County Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,715 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1970 and is the only school located in Rosemount, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
At Dakota County Technical College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

DCTC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Management, Medical Assistant, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
Dakota County Technical College student retention rate is very low at 47% (way below Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Dakota County Technical College is low: 35%. Roughly 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Dakota County Technical College is reasonable -- 23:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Average tuition charges are low - around $5,100 annually. The additional fees at Dakota County Technical College beyond tuition are nearly $700, which makes it a total of $5,800 per year.

Read the details about Dakota County Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Dakota County Technical College is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Dakota County Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (651) 423-8301 or check Dakota County Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Dakota County Technical College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dakota County Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Dakota County Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dakota County Technical College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dakota County Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Dakota County Technical College, 1300 145th Street East, Rosemount, Minnesota 55068-2999, USA
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