Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
3.19 Average Rating

Dutchess Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the hills above Poughkeepsie, New York, with a satellite facility open in Wappingers Falls. DCC offers over 50 academic programs, which feature tuition rates lower than any other college or university in the state. Local students who have graduated high school in the top 10% of their class can receive DCC’s Conklin Scholarship, which includes tuition coverage for two full years. Approximately one-third of all college-bound students graduating from high school in the college’s regional area choose to attend DCC.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
98%
Out of State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,346
Total Number of Undergrads
9,346
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,989
Tuition
In-District Tuition
$4,236
Out-of-District Tuition
$7,932
Students Receiving Financial Aid
59%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,151
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
33
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
73%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.19 Average Rating
this school is absolutely top notch the teachers are excellent. your grades are only as good as the effort you put in the staff is excellent all around at dutchess!
Damian from Wappingers Falls, NY
when i stood at the doors of dutchess broken and scared, the administration was waiting with open arms to take me in. when i stumbled and fell during classes, the student support services showed me my wings. when i didn't know where to go, my professors showed me how to fly.
Timothy from Pawling, NY

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