Welcome to Dakota College at Bottineau! We are pleased that you have decided to become a new student-athlete at DCB.

We are committed to assisting our student-athletes in meeting their educational goals.

Some of the services that we provide to student-athletes are academic services and procedures, monitoring the completion of general education requirements, checking progress toward an A.A./A.S. degree, and/or helping with transferring to a four year college.

In addition, we help students comply with NJCAA, NCAA, NAIA, and Dakota College at Bottineau regulations.

DCB Transfer Tips


4 year college transfer requirements

NCAA Division One Transfer Information

NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA Transfer Information

Transfer Guide published by the NCAA


If you started out at a 4 year college, transferred to DCB, and now want to go back to a 4 year college, you are considered a 4-2-4 transfer and the NCAA has different rules for those type of transfers.

Click here for a synopsis of those rules

The 4-2-4 rules are spelled out in the guides above as well...