Open House | October 20, 2016
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.

Happening Now
At Dakota County Technical College
First year CET students visited the construction site of the St. Croix Crossing.

Civil Engineering Technology students take once in a lifetime field trip

First year students in the Civil Engineering Technology (CET) program got an up close look at one of the biggest Minnesota construction projects to-date,...

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  Upcoming Events

Chess Club Meeting
Monday, Oct. 3  | 4:30 p.m.
Photons Meeting: Commercial Photographer Speaker
Monday, Oct. 3  | 5:00 p.m.
Game Day Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 4  | 10:00 a.m.
Navigating Higher Education FREE Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 4  | 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday Campus Visit
Tuesday, Oct. 4  | 1:00 p.m.
Navigating Higher Education FREE Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 4  | 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.