Dakota County Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1300 145th Street East

Rosemount, MN 55068

(651) 423-8301

(877) 937-3282

Fax: (651) 423-8775

Contact: Patrick Lair

Admissions Director
Main Address

1300 145th Street East

Rosemount, MN 55068

(651) 423-800


Total undergrads: 2,748

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 917

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,393


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Minimum test scores required for certain programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Graphic Design A,C
Interior Design A,C
Photography A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A
Human Resources Development C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Sales and Distribution A
Sales/Selling Skills C
Tourism/Travel Marketing A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Database Management A,C

Construction Trades

Electrician A,C
Lineworker A,C
Masonry/Tile Setting A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
Biomedical Engineering Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Reception C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance A,C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C
Woodworking C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management A
Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Dakota County Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (651) 423-8301
Website: www.dctc.edu/
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.dctc.edu/admissions/apply-to-dctc/apply-online/
Address: 1300 145th Street East, Rosemount, MN 55068-2999
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,433
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,573 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,864
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,864
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 77%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,619

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Dakota County Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Dakota County Technical College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 51
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2212
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Construction Trades 33
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 65
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 23
Health Professions and Related Programs 98
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 104
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 31
Precision Production 3
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 84
Grand total 8249

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Dakota County Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,864
Out-of-state $5,864
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 290 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 199 53% $4,619
Student loan aid 155 41% $5,320

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,258 50% $3,992
Federal student loans 795 32% $5,726

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Dakota County Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Dakota County Technical College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Dakota County Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,433
Undergraduate enrollment 2,433
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Dakota County Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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