Dutchess Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 42%

Dutchess Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,0614,0914,970

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
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 Humanities413413
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services175175
Health Professions and Related Programs119119
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service9494
Public Administration and Social Service Professions8080
Visual and Performing Arts5555
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4444
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3939
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2828
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2020
Legal Professions and Studies2020
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1414
Construction Trades88
Transportation and Materials Moving77
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians33
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
City population33,000