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Dakota College at Bottineau Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Dakota College at Bottineau, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Dakota College at Bottineau Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Dakota College at Bottineau was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

MSU-Bottineau was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into MSU-Bottineau?

Acceptance Rate

Since Dakota College at Bottineau has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Dakota College at Bottineau Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at MSU-Bottineau it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Dakota College at Bottineau is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dakota College at Bottineau

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 45% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Dakota College at Bottineau. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  45 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at MSU-Bottineau

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 909 undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau with 346 being full-time and 563 being part-time.

MSU-Bottineau Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 90.24 out of 100, MSU-Bottineau is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  90.24 out of 100
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How Much Does Dakota College at Bottineau Cost?

The overall average net price of MSU-Bottineau is $9,618. 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 +
$6,839 $7,554 $10,284 $13,778 $12,811

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MSU-Bottineau, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,569 a year. That adds up to $22,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MSU-Bottineau is 20.0%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from MSU-Bottineau make about $37,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Dakota College at Bottineau

Dakota College at Bottineau is a public institution located in Bottineau, North Dakota. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of Dakota College at Bottineau

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 747 students took at least one online class at Dakota College at Bottineau. This is an increase from the 691 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 747 466
2016-2017 691 478
2015-2016 580 392
2014-2015 443 294
2013-2014 443 302

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