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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,460 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,100 tuition
$8,690 on campus room & board
$1,250 books
$420 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,560 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,200 tuition
$8,690 on campus room & board
$1,250 books
$420 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,356 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
58% of students receive aid
35% get federal aid ($4,976 avg)
33% get state aid ($1,305 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($1,356 avg)
26% get loans ($4,415 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.01% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.14% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,564 49%
Federal Grant Aid $4,976 35%
Pell Grants $4,945 35%
Other Federal Grants $279 4%
Institution Grant Aid $1,356 6%
State Grant Aid $1,305 33%
Student Loans $4,415 26%
Federal Loans $4,389 26%
Other Loans $5,921 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Dutchess Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
53 Pendell Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595
(845) 431-8000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $129
Out of State $258


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jeannie from Putnam Valley, NY
  • Mar-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Students at Dutchess are fiscally prudent and can be willing to give advice on ways to get discounts for books and alternative avenues for gaining college course credit.

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  • 5
  • Dana from Wappingers Falls, NY
  • Sep-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Tuition alone is approximately $2000 or even less for a semesters worth of credits. Classes are per credit, and with the quality of the education you'll receive at this school, it's definitely worth it. Especially if you don't know exactly what you want to do in life.

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  • Leona from Pawling, NY
  • Aug-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Dutchess gives you a well rounded experience for an amazing price. There financial aid is great and very giving.

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