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Your chances of getting into Dutchess Community College

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into DCC? Dutchess Community College is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Dutchess Community College directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

DCC GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.75

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Dutchess Community College?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into DCC are to have around a 2.75 high school GPA. You can get into DCC with slightly below average high school grades.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at DCC is 2.75 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #122 in New York for highest average GPA.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.8 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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DCC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

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Applicants Submitting SAT 

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

DCC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

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Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Scores for Dutchess Community College
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

High School Class Rank

61% of Dutchess Community College freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 26% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Dutchess Community College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 5%
Top 25% of class 26%
Top 50% of class 61%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Dutchess Community College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Dutchess Community College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Dutchess Community College Application Requirements
Test Scores
High School GPA
High School Class Rank
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Dutchess Community College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Dutchess Community College often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190840 IPEDS survey data for Dutchess Community College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Dutchess Community College?

DCC has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.