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Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY 2-Year Public

About DCC

Dutchess Community College is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of Poughkeepsie, NY, less than an hour from New York City.

Founded in 1957, the institution currently enrolls around 8,691 students a year, including 8,691 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About DCC

Acceptance rate: 70%

Average GPA: 2.75

Early Decision or Early Action: /

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Dutchess Community College's acceptance rate?

DCC is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Around 70 percent of all applicants are admitted to DCC each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is DCC a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

About 0 percent of students who start at DCC come back for their second year of college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 72 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does DCC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is DCC a good school for YOU?

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College Info

53 Pendell Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595

Campus Setting: Suburban

DCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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DCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,012

In State

$18,362

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,350
$8,700
Fees
$120
$120
Housing
$8,092
$8,092
Books
$1,450
$1,450

Student Life

Wondering what life at DCC is like? There are approximately 8,691 students enrolled at DCC. 40% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NY and 1% percent of students are from other states.

40%

Full Time

60%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,691

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,470

Out-of-State

$8,820

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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