Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, MN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,072
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Rural: Fringe (rural territory up to 5 miles from an urbanized area or up to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster)
Two-year, small // mixed part/full-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 60% / 40% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 14.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.9% (2015)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 29.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 12.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 7.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 4.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 65.4%
Black: 11.7%
Hispanic: 10.3%
Asian: 4.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.6%
Non-resident alien: 0.2%
Unknown race: 2.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $15,595
In-State tuition: $6,208
Out-of-State tuition: $6,208

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,470 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $71,966 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,514 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 29.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 32.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $117 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,074
$30k-48k $10,143
$48k-75k $11,082
$75k-110k $14,050
$110k+ $15,376

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $11,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $8,274 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $9,053 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 63.6% (2015)
@3 year 67.7% (2017)
@5 year 74.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 35.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 47.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,312 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $47,622 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 6
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Food Science and Technology. 10
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 26 $21,469 $173 $35,049 ($2,921) $48,370 ($4,031)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 2
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 7
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 14 $64,411 ($5,368)
Associate's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marketing. 1
Associate's Degree Marketing. 2
Associate's Degree Construction Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 17 $47,463 ($3,955)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 3
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 14 $12,000 $127 $63,814 ($5,318) $69,147 ($5,762)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 10 $56,516 ($4,710)
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 70 $12,000 $127 $45,510 ($3,793) $53,932 ($4,494)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 57 $5,500 $58 $45,178 ($3,765) $45,038 ($3,753)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Visual and Performing Arts, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 6
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 11 $37,096 ($3,091)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 4
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 42 $11,000 $69 $44,814 ($3,735) $35,977 ($2,998)
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 6 $11,000 $69 $42,513 ($3,543) $35,375 ($2,948)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 7
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 10 $31,290 ($2,608)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 30 $38,340 ($3,195)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 30 $37,372 ($3,114)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 141 $14,010 $101 $43,020 ($3,585) $47,179 ($3,932)
Associate's Degree Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 2 $44,088 ($3,674)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 14 $56,135 ($4,678)
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 35 $18,649 $197 $44,010 ($3,668) $52,946 ($4,412)
Associate's Degree Computer Programming. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Associate's Degree Computer Software and Media Applications. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 8
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 22 $15,327 $127 $47,095 ($3,925) $55,374 ($4,615)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 13
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 13 $53,143 ($4,429) $71,917 ($5,993)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 2
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 11
Associate's Degree Nanotechnology. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 7
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 12
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 2
Associate's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 21 $12,000 $127 $34,636 ($2,886)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 27 $11,000 $108 $53,178 ($4,432) $63,181 ($5,265)
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 52 $12,947 $127 $48,616 ($4,051) $54,519 ($4,543)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 4


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $74,250
Full time faculty: 49%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,734,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $2,172,000 (2022)