Dakota County Technical College Overview
Dakota County Technical College is a public institution situated in Rosemount, Minnesota. The rural area surrounding DCTC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Dakota County Technical College Known For?
- The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at DCTC.
- In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.
Dakota County Technical College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DCTC.
Where Is Dakota County Technical College?
Contact details for DCTC are given below.
|Address:||1300 145Th Street East, Rosemount, MN 55068-2999|
How Do I Get Into DCTC?
You can apply to DCTC online at: www.dctc.edu/admissions/apply-to-dctc/apply-online/
Can I Afford Dakota County Technical College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At DCTC, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $5,522 a year. That adds up to $22,088 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at DCTC is 10.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Dakota County Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,343 full-time undergraduates at DCTC, 66% are male and 34% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dakota County Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||103|
|Hispanic or Latino||111|
Over 16 countries are represented at DCTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Kenya, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Dakota County Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at DCTC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 43rd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of DCTC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dakota County Technical College was -6.8%. This is the #2,522 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DCTC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of DCTC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Human Resource Management||29%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at DCTC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at DCTC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Nuclear & Radiological Technicians||#4|
|Science Technologies / Technicians||#11|
|Environmental Control Technology||#32|
|General Sales & Marketing||#40|
|Human Resource Management||#177|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Dakota County Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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