DCTC Demographics & Diversity

Rosemount, Minnesota

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DCTC are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Dakota County Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 9%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 56% more male students than female students enrolled at Dakota County Technical College with a gender ratio of 61% men to 39% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DCTC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Dakota County Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 61%
Women 39%
Enrollment by gender for Dakota County Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,538
Women 985

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

DCTC serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dakota County Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,004 per year

33% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 47.8%
Part time Undergrads 43.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173416 IPEDS survey data for Dakota County Technical College.

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