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Education for Employment


DCTC credits are about 1/3 the cost of a private 2-year school.

DCTC annual tuition is only $5,000
(based on 30 credits per year)

Alumni Success

Alumni Success

Employers seek out DCTC graduates.

4 out of 5 employers would hire a DCTC graduate again.



DCTC offers day, evening, weekend and online courses in Rosemount, Eagan and at the South of the River Education Center in Burnsville to accommodate your busy schedule. Short-term programs can be completed in as little as six-weeks.

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Josh Jones

New Student Spotlight: Josh Jones

Awarded $3,000 Open House Scholarship Josh Jones, 22, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, graduated from Hope Christian Academy, a private school in St. Paul Park,...

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  Upcoming Events

Student Orientation & Registration
Thursday, Apr. 27  | 9:00 a.m.
Mobile Pantry (Appointment Only)
Thursday, Apr. 27  | 12:00 p.m.
Phi Theta Kappa Service Opportunity: Highway Clean Up
Saturday, Apr. 29  | 10:00 a.m.
Blue Knights Women's Softball vs St. Thomas University (JV)
Sunday, Apr. 30  | 1:00 p.m.
National Teacher Appreciation Day
Tuesday, May. 2
Navigating Higher Education FREE Workshop
Tuesday, May. 2  | 10:00 a.m.

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Tuesday Campus Visit

Tuesday Campus Visit

Every Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Our Tuesday Campus Visit gives you the chance to accomplish a number of important goals:

  • Get your questions answered by admissions professionals
  • Learn about the academic program that interests you
  • Review Admissions Checklist
  • Tour classrooms, shops & labs
  • Learn about Credit for Prior Learning

Campus Visit Info

Burnsville Location

Looking for classes in the south metro? Check out the South of the River Education Center in Burnsville, Minn.