Dutchess Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

53 Pendell Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595

(845) 431-8010

(800) 378-9707

Fax: (845) 431-8605



Contact: Rita Banner

Director of Admissions
Main Address

53 Pendell Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595

(845) 431-8000

www.sunydutchess.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 8,462

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,771

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,434

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing and engineering programs.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General Performance C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Sales and Distribution A
Tourism/Travel Marketing A
Tourism/Travel Services A
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Education

Biology Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education A
English Teacher Education A
French Teacher Education A
German Teacher Education A
Junior High Education A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A
Mathematics Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Secondary Education A
Social Studies Teacher Education A
Spanish Language Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services – General A
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies C
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Public Administration & Services

Youth Services C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Security/Loss Prevention C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Dutchess Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(845) 431-8000
Website:www.sunydutchess.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.sunydutchess.edu/admissions/applynow.html
Address:53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,346
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,822 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,034
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,562
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,151

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Dutchess Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Dutchess Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services33
Construction Trades2
Education11
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities14
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts13
Grand total1633

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Dutchess Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Dutchess Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,034
Out-of-state$7,562
Books and supplies$1,350

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,26074%
Grant or scholarship aid99759%$5,151
Student loan aid57234%$4,661

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,18933%$4,840
Federal student loans1,71018%$4,878

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Dutchess Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Dutchess Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Dutchess Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,346
Undergraduate enrollment9,346
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Dutchess Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Associate Degree Programs

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