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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 $5,700
(based on 30 credits per year)

Alumni Success

Alumni Success

Employers seek out DCTC graduates.

97% of employers would hire a DCTC graduate again.



DCTC offers day, evening, weekend and online courses in Rosemount 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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At Dakota County Technical College

Emilee Fishbaugher

New Student Spotlight: Emilee Fishbaugher

December 14, 2017

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Six 2018 spring semesters

Take a Winter Break Road Trip after Finals

December 13, 2017

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  Upcoming Events

Phi Theta Kappa Shoe Away Hunger Campaign begins
Wednesday, Nov. 15  | 8:00 a.m.
No Classes (Winter Break)
Saturday, Dec. 16
Tuesday Campus Visit Information Session: Dakota Room A
Tuesday, Dec. 19  | 1:00 p.m.
MS4 Storm Water Pollution Prevention Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 20  | 2:00 p.m.
Practical Nursing Admission & Info Session Room 2-204
Thursday, Dec. 21  | 5:00 p.m.
30 Minute Admission Session Room 2-204
Thursday, Dec. 21  | 5:00 p.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.