Outcomes at DCC

Graduation Rate
32.03%
Transfer-out Rate
19.80%
Retention Rate
61.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Dutchess Community College is 32.03% last year which is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New York. 508 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,586 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, the graduation rate of Dutchess Community College is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 31.30%).
The transfer-out rate at Dutchess Community College is 19.80% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New York. The retention rate (full-time students) Dutchess Community College is 61% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New York.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Dutchess Community College. 508 students have completed and 314 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 178 students still enrolled and 586 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers at Dutchess Community College
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,586785801
Completers508
(32.03%)
225
(28.66%)
283
(35.33%)
Transfer-out314
(19.80%)
150
(19.11%)
164
(20.47%)
Still Enrolled178
(11.22%)
90
(11.46%)
88
(10.99%)
No Longer Enrolled586
(36.95%)
320
(40.76%)
266
(33.21%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 0 students have completed in 2 years and additional 0 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time at Dutchess Community College
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)508
(32.03%)
225
(28.66%)
283
(35.33%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)0
(0.00%)
- -
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)508
(32.03%)
225
(28.66%)
283
(35.33%)
100% normal time (Overall)294
(18.54%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)0
(0.00%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)294
(18.54%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity at Dutchess Community College
TotalMenWomen
Total32.03% (508/1,586) 28.66% (225/785) 35.33% (283/801)
Asian47.22% (17/36) 47.62% (10/21) 46.67% (7/15)
Black (Non-Hispanic)14.85% (30/202) 10.64% (10/94) 18.52% (20/108)
Hispanic29.59% (108/365) 24.12% (41/170) 34.36% (67/195)
White36.68% (314/856) 33.48% (148/442) 40.10% (166/414)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00% (1/1) - (0/0) 100.00% (1/1)
Two or More Race26.67% (16/60) 32.00% (8/25) 22.86% (8/35)
Unknown27.45% (14/51) 13.04% (3/23) 39.29% (11/28)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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