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DCC Admissions

If you want to apply to DCC, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to DCC?

Dutchess Community College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Dutchess Community College

DCC is anot competitive school to get into. DCC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, DCC **accepted 70% of students, around 4,040 of the 5,732 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like DCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to engineering, computer science programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to DCC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at DCC

DCC Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to DCC must submit the following items. Double check with DCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into DCC?

Students admitted to DCC have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8. At DCC 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 61% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. DCC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

DCC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Dutchess Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to DCC.

Transfer students can enroll in DCC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

DCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to DCC?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to DCC.

Does DCC accept transfer credits?

DCC transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does DCC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to DCC?

DCC. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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DCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

70%

How hard is it to get into DCC? DCC is a open admission institution. The DCC acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.

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DCC Application Deadline

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DCC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.75

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At DCC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.75. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,691

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,470

Out-of-State

$8,820

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Application Deadline

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