2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Dakota County Technical College is $5,864 for Minnesota residents and $5,864 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for DCTC is $5,792 for Minnesota residents and $5,792 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been decreased by -1.23% for Minnesota residents and decreased by -1.23% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs stayed same from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Dakota County Technical College are much higher than the average amount ($4,034) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($7,770 - Public Associate's - Public Special Use).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$5,937 $5,937$12,882
2019-2020$5,864$5,864$12,882
Change % 2019-2020-1.23%-1.23%0.00%
2020-2021$5,792$5,792$12,882
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at DCTC.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$199$199
2019-2020$195$195
2020-2021$191$191
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Dakota County Technical College graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $39,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $42,300 for Dakota County Technical College graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$39,200$44,100$32,200
7 Years After Graduation$34,300--
8 Years After Graduation$39,700--
9 Years After Graduation$36,600--
10 Years After Graduation$42,300$49,200$34,500

DCTC 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at DCTC for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $23,965 for Minnesota residents and $23,965 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Dakota County Technical College have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Dakota County Technical College.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Dakota County Technical College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$5,915$5,965$6,017$6,069$23,965
Out-of-State$5,915$5,965$6,017$6,069$23,965
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$5,965$6,017$6,069$6,121$24,172
Out-of-State$5,965$6,017$6,069$6,121$24,172
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$6,017$6,069$6,121$6,174$24,380
Out-of-State$6,017$6,069$6,121$6,174$24,380
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$6,069$6,121$6,174$6,227$24,590
Out-of-State$6,069$6,121$6,174$6,227$24,590
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$6,121$6,174$6,227$6,280$24,802
Out-of-State$6,121$6,174$6,227$6,280$24,802
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Dakota County Technical College. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $80,293 for Minnesota residents and $80,293 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Dakota County Technical College have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Dakota County Technical College.
4 years COA at Dakota County Technical College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$19,997$20,047$20,099$20,151$80,293
Out-of-State$19,997$20,047$20,099$20,151$80,293
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$20,047$20,099$20,151$20,203$80,500
Out-of-State$20,047$20,099$20,151$20,203$80,500
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$20,099$20,151$20,203$20,256$80,708
Out-of-State$20,099$20,151$20,203$20,256$80,708
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$20,151$20,203$20,256$20,309$80,918
Out-of-State$20,151$20,203$20,256$20,309$80,918
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$20,203$20,256$20,309$20,362$81,130
Out-of-State$20,203$20,256$20,309$20,362$81,130
Last year, 50 students ( 0.97% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $64,181 for Minnesota residents and $64,181 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Dakota County Technical College have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Dakota County Technical College.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Dakota County Technical College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,969$16,019$16,071$16,123$64,181
Out-of-State$15,969$16,019$16,071$16,123$64,181
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$16,019$16,071$16,123$16,175$64,388
Out-of-State$16,019$16,071$16,123$16,175$64,388
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$16,071$16,123$16,175$16,228$64,596
Out-of-State$16,071$16,123$16,175$16,228$64,596
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,123$16,175$16,228$16,281$64,806
Out-of-State$16,123$16,175$16,228$16,281$64,806
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$16,175$16,228$16,281$16,334$65,018
Out-of-State$16,175$16,228$16,281$16,334$65,018

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Dakota County Technical College.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Dakota County Technical College 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$5,864$1,200$12,882$5,864$1,200 $12,882

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