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Dakota College at Bottineau Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Dakota College at Bottineau, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Dakota College at Bottineau Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Dakota College at Bottineau was awarded 13 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medical administrative/executive assistant and medical secretary.

Overall Quality

MSU-Bottineau is ranked #2,038 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

MSU-Bottineau is also ranked #14 out of 14 schools in North Dakota.

See all of the rankings for Dakota College at Bottineau.

Is It Hard to Get Into MSU-Bottineau?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Dakota College at Bottineau has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Dakota College at Bottineau admissions.

Dakota College at Bottineau Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Dakota College at Bottineau is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Dakota College at Bottineau is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dakota College at Bottineau

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 47% rate at Dakota College at Bottineau is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  47 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Dakota College at Bottineau.

Dakota College at Bottineau Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,060 undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau with 312 being full-time and 748 being part-time.

How Much Does Dakota College at Bottineau Cost?

The overall average net price of MSU-Bottineau is $9,631. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MSU-Bottineau

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,061 $8,196 $10,490 $12,379 $12,315

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of MSU-Bottineau, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MSU-Bottineau, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $5,127 a year. That adds up to $20,508 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MSU-Bottineau is 23.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do MSU-Bottineau Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from MSU-Bottineau with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,900 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Dakota College at Bottineau make the most money.

Location of Dakota College at Bottineau

Located in Bottineau, North Dakota, Dakota College at Bottineau is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of MSU-Bottineau.

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Contact details for MSU-Bottineau are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 105 Simrall Blvd, Bottineau, ND 58318-1198
Phone: 701-228-2277

Dakota College at Bottineau Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Dakota College at Bottineau along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at MSU-Bottineau

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 854 students took at least one online class at Dakota College at Bottineau. This is an increase from the 615 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 854 522
2018-2019 615 349
2017-2018 747 466
2016-2017 691 478
2015-2016 580 392

Learn more about online learning at Dakota College at Bottineau.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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