Dutchess Community College: Ranking & Review

Poughkeepsie Rank United States Rank World Rank
4 2073 7017
Top 42%

Dutchess Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

569 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

153 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Dutchess Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Dutchess Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $19,586 $23,282
Off-campus $19,586 $23,282
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,020 and other expenses per full academic year.

Dutchess Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 465 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $3,696 $7,392
Fees for full-time undergraduates $540 $540
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $154 $308

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 413 413
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 175 175
Health Professions and Related Programs 119 119
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 94 94
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 80 80
Visual and Performing Arts 55 55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 44 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 39 39
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 28 28
Engineering 26 26
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 20 20
Legal Professions and Studies 20 20
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 14 14
Construction Trades 8 8
Transportation and Materials Moving 7 7
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 3 3
Education 2 2
Grand Total1,1471,147

A total of 1,147 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Dutchess Community College.

Graduation rate28%24%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesDutchess
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff533
Instructional FTE263
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesunydutchess.edu
Address53 Pendell Rd
Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601-1595
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large