Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Dutchess Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,040
Declined 1,692
Total Received 5,732
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Public

8,691

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Dutchess Community College, founded in 1957, is a public two-year institution. Its campus is located in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,691
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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Campus in Poughkeepsie (population: 30,614). Served by train; air serves Newburgh (25 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Stewart International

Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie
12601-1595

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Rap, Poetry and Music
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Student Government Association
  • Gamers Club
  • Masquer's Guild Theatre Club

Top Events

  • FalconFest
  • Halloween Dance
  • Lyceum Series of Speakers
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Mass Notification System

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
61%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.75

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,040
Declined 1,692
Total Received 5,732

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $0
Room & board $12,106
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,450
Other fees $1,550
Total $15,646
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art/Art Studies, General
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Construction Trades, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering, General
Fire Services Administration
General Studies
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

8,691

total students

98.8%

in-state

1.2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

8,691
students

Female
56%
4,827

Male
44%
3,864

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

40%

3,514
students

Female
52%
1,819

Male
48%
1,695

60%

5,177
students

Female
59%
3,008

Male
41%
2,169

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

232

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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