9,061
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
70
4040/5732
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Dutchess Community College is a 2-year institution located in Poughkeepsie, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601-1595
United States
Contact Phone: 845-431-8000

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Communications Systems Installation And Repair Technology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,732
Applied
4,040
Accepted
9,061
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

3,152
Females Applied
2,160
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,580
Males Applied
1,880
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

2.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,864
In-state
7,728
Out-of-state
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Fees

472
Full-time student fees
11,118
Room & board
7,518
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

9,061
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.77%
Black or African American 10.98%
White or Caucasian 60.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 3.51%
Other 2.39%

Gender

Male (45.15%)
Female (54.85%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 5%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
FalconFest, Halloween Dance and Lyceum Series of Speakers

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Rap, Poetry and Music, Outdoor Adventure, Student Government Association, Gamers Club and Masquer's Guild Theatre Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Mass Notification System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Soccer No No No
Softball No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No

Faculty

554
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 128
Part-time - 426
Male - 245
Female - 309