Dutchess Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Dutchess Community College provides open access to affordable, quality post-secondary education to citizens of Dutchess County and others. As a comprehensive community college, DCC offers college transfer and occupational/technical degree programs, certificate programs, lifelong learning opportunities, and service to the community. The College provides educational experiences that enable qualified students to develop thinking and decision making skills.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8519

Undergraduate Students: 8519
Faculty: 135

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 63:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 63:1

Contact Information

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie New York 12601

Website: http://www.sunydutchess.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 845-431-8000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Rita L. Banner

Transfer Services Contact:
Martha Meredith
Coordinator of Transfer Services, Counseling and Career Services

International Admissions Contact:
Marta Newkirk
Assistant Dean, Student Services and Enrollment Management

Athletics Contact:
Howard Himelstein
Athletic Director, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

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Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
Ninety-six percent of DCC graduates who transfer to a State University of New York college or university graduate with a four-year degree.

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
There are over 125 different scholarships for which DCC students can apply, including scholarships for full-time, part-time, and even graduating students. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 845-431-8030.

Special Programs

Transfer Services include one-on-one transfer advisement, a complete college catalog library and admissions application file, and a schedule of DCC Campus Visits by representatives from four-year colleges/universities.


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