Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, ND 58318
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Dakota College at Bottineau is one of the five public 2-year colleges in North Dakota. The campus is located in a rural area, in Bottineau.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 909 students attend the school. Every year 20% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Dakota College at Bottineau's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,607, and fees were $812. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,411 and $812 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students909
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate45%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 18
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 18

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1971 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$150/credit
In State Students$150/credit
Out of State Students$225/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,750 $6,750 $10,125
ADN 70 $10,500 $10,500 $15,750
BSN 125 $18,750 $18,750 $28,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Dakota College at Bottineau's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 54% $3,799
Other Federal Grant 30% $299
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,983
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 42% $2,005
Federal Student Loans 69% $5,026
Private Loans 7% $7,657


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,834
$30,001 to $48,000$6,955
$48,001 to $75,000$10,007
$75,001 to $110,000$12,827
Over $110,000$13,740

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Dakota state board of nursing.
Dakota College at Bottineau
105 Simrall Blvd
Bottineau, ND 58318

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