Dakota County Technical College Computer Science Programs
Located in Rosemount, Minnesota, Dakota County Technical College is a public institution. DCTC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.
Dakota County Technical College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DCTC.
|#5||Best Value Computer Programming Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#7||Best Value Information Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards DCTC has earned from around the web.
|#4||Highest Paid Network & System Administration/Administrator Graduates||College Factual|
|#34||Highest Paid Information Technology Graduates||College Factual|
|#44||Best Value Colleges for Information Technology||College Factual|
|#53||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#73||Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#170||Best Associate Degree Schools||Course Advisor|
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
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At DCTC, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,842 a year. That adds up to $23,368 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at DCTC is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Dakota County Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,328 full-time undergraduates at DCTC, 63% are male and 37% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dakota County Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||95|
|Hispanic or Latino||147|
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.
Online Growth Rankings of DCTC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dakota County Technical College was 61.0%. This is the #394 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DCTC regardless of major.
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 Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Network & System Administration/Administrator||0||18||2||20|
|General Computer Programming||6||9||2||17|
|Web & Multimedia Design||3||0||0||3|
|Computer Support Specialist||0||0||2||2|
*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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