South of the River Education Center
Our Mission Is
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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  Upcoming Events

Business Professionals of America Meeting
Wednesday, Feb. 3  | 12:00 p.m.
Student Senate Meeting
Wednesday, Feb. 3  | 1:00 p.m.
Information Technology Club Meeting
Wednesday, Feb. 3  | 2:15 p.m.
Blood Drive
Thursday, Feb. 4  | 7:30 a.m.
DCTC Walking Club
Thursday, Feb. 4  | 12:15 p.m.
30-Minute Admissions Info Session
Thursday, Feb. 4  | 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday Campus Visit

Tuesday Campus Visit

Every Tuesday at 12:45 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.