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DCTC Demographics & Diversity

Rosemount, Minnesota

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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 people of color (BIPOC). 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 18% more male students than female students enrolled at Dakota County Technical College with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DCTC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Dakota County Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for Dakota County Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,256
Women 1,063

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

DCTC serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dakota County Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,004 per year

36% 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.