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Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate47%

About DCC

Dutchess Community College is a public, state college in the suburb of Poughkeepsie, New York. DCC was founded in 1957 and enrolls 7,047 undergrads and no graduate students.

DCC Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into DCC. DCC admitted 47% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 3,301 applications received in 2022, 1,559 students were offered admission.

Dutchess Community College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 47%
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Average GPA 2.8
Test Optional May require tests

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Dutchess Community College is located in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the suburbs of New York City.

If you want to see DCC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Route 9 to Poughkeepsie, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Stewart International.

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College Info

53 Pendell Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595

Campus Setting: Suburban

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Wondering what life at DCC is like? There are approximately 7,047 students enrolled at DCC. 36% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from NY and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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