Founded in 1970, Dakota County Technical College opened its doors in South St. Paul under the name Dakota County Area Vocational Technical Institute. In January, 1971, 47 students enrolled in three different majors. Today, Dakota County Technical College is located in Rosemount, Minnesota, in a 500,000 square-foot facility situated on 200 acres of land. The college boasts an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students per year - approximately 5,000 credit-based students and more than 10,000 students serviced through the customized training division. Dakota County Technical College's mission - to provide education for employment - is a top priority. The college has one of the highest job placement percentages in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Dakota County Technical College offers:
- 35 occupational technical programs
- 28 A.A.S. degrees
- A Precision Driving Range
- A Customized Training Center that serves as a link to business and industry
- An Employment and Training Center that serves thousands of unemployed, under-employed, and displaced workers in Dakota County
- An active Foundation that raises money to assist students with tuition, child care, and personal needs.
Dakota County Technical College admits students without regard to race, creed, color, gender, sexual preference, national origin, age, martial status, status with regard to public assistance, religion or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students at the college. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, religion, or disability in administration of it educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics, or other school-administrated programs.
Visit DCTC's Website: http://www.dctc.edu/
Dakota County Technical College is located in Rosemount, Minnesota on County Rd. 42. It is in the southeast metro area (Twin Cities), minutes from the Mall of America and the Minnesota Zoo. Our campus combines the environment of small town with the social and cultural advantages of a large city.
Dakota County Technical College
1300 East 145th Street
Rosemount, MN 55068
Toll Free: 1.877.937.3282
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