General Facts

1970 | Dakota County Technical College was founded
Tim Wynes, J.D. | Interim President of DCTC
Real Education. Real Results | Motto
Blue/Black/White | School Colors
Blue Knights | Athletic Teams' Name


2011-2012 Academic Year

Student Population

  • 5,669 credit students
  • 4,454 non-credit/workforce training students
  • 2,477 full-time students

Student Demographics

  • 61% male students
  • 41% minority students
  • 31 average age

Degrees

  • 50 Associate's Degree Programs
  • 84 Certificate and Diploma Programs
  • 439 Associate's Degrees Awarded
  • 466 Certificates and Diplomas Awarded

College Employees

  • 332 total employees
  • 206 faculty
  • 114 staff
  • 12 administration
 

Highlights

172 of 2010-2011 DCTC graduates continued their education at a 4-year institution

419 of 2010-2011 DCTC graduates continued their education at a 2-year institution

92.7% of surveyed employers of 2010 DCTC graduates indicated they would consider hiring a DCTC graduate again