Dakota College at Bottineau came into existence in the year 1906 as the North Dakota School of Forestry. Since then the College has grown by leaps and bounds. The college aims at providing education which is a blend of care and quality. Also, apart from the technical knowledge, the college also values diversity and personal enrichment.
The Dakota College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and School. The 35-acre campus of Dakota College at Bottineau finds its location at the northern edge of the city of Bottineau. Within the premises of the college are - classroom buildings, residence halls, a student center, and an administrative building. The library is a member of ODIN, - the Online Dakota Information Network. Within the library one can find a huge storage of over 36,000 volumes, in addition to a wide variety of daily, weekly, monthly, and annual periodicals.
College education is a foundation for a great career. The college offers 33 career oriented courses to choose from. You can opt for certificate courses, diplomas or AAS degrees. The college also provides all – inclusive university parallel/transfer coursework which allows you to get AA or AS degrees.
Education opportunities have opened new doors for those who wish to gain extra knowledge - the online community education programs of this college which encourage you to learn from the experts in their respective fields. If you are unable to attend college, you can still pursue your educational aspirations via online courses.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,400-$4,100
- Out-of-State: $5,100-$6,090
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $140-$170 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $210-$250 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$4,280|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$5,527|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Dakota College at Bottineau may provide services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Dakota College at Bottineau against community colleges in North Dakota.
|MSU-Bottineau||Bottineau County||North Dakota|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Dakota College at Bottineau by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)