quick guide


More students than ever have found that Dutchess Community College, part of the State University of New York system, is the smart choice. Whether you're planning to transfer to a four-year college or enter the workforce after earning an associate degree or career certificate, DCC offers an enriching, engaging college experience. See our Viewbook, online catalog and Annual Report to learn more!

Now there's another reason to choose DCC – a beautiful, suite-style residence hall opened on campus in fall 2012! Applications for fall 2016 are now open. Space is limited; apply early to avoid being waitlisted. Only students who have applied for admission to the College may apply to live in the residence hall. Click on the Live & Learn logo below to find out more.

DCC has been recognized for academic excellence and outstanding student-success rates. Our beautiful campus, excellent faculty and 60+ programs create an exciting learning environment. DCC offers the lowest tuition in the state, convenient sites in Poughkeepsie and Wappingers Falls, and day, evening and online classes.

Learn more about how DCC can help you Discover … Connect … Change. Join us for an upcoming information session and tour! Call (845) 431-8010.

Registration is now open.