Enrollment Comparison Chart

The below chart compares the student population between Dakota County Technical College and similar colleges.

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,353 male and 1,098 female students attending DCTC. The male-to-female student ratio is 1.23 to 1 and the ratio is than national average (the national average is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status at DCTC.
Population by Gender/Attending Status at DCTC

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 1,583 White students (64.59%) and 267 Black or African American students (10.89%) at Dakota County Technical College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Dakota County Technical College.
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Dakota County Technical College
American Indian or Alaska Native1064
Black or African American267118149
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
Two or More Races1105951
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1118922
Total 2,4511,3531,098

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 1,590 students whose age under twenty five and 539 students whose age is over thirty years old at Dakota County Technical College.
Especially, 201 students are younger than eighteen and 11 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Dakota County Technical College.
Population by Student Age at Dakota County Technical College
Total2,451 1,3531,098
Under 18201 72129
18-19655 464191
20-21423 263160
22-24311 163148
25-29302 135167
30-34189 9396
35-39128 4979
40-49137 6275
50-6474 2945
65 and over11 74
unknown20 164
Total 2,451 1,3531,098

Online Student Population

At Dakota County Technical College, 1,464 students (59.73% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 624 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 605 students live in Minnesota where Dakota County Technical College is located in and 18 students have enrolled from other states.
Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes624
Enrolled Some in Online Classes840
Not Enrolled in Online Classes987
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)624
Minnesota Residents605
Other State in U.S.18
Outside of U.S.0