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Academics at Dutchess Community College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Dutchess Community College will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Dutchess Community College this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 8,582 undergraduate students at Dutchess Community College is 458 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 21 to 1 which places Dutchess Community College among the worst concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Dutchess Community College , there are 21 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the worst regrading instructional attention.
A slim percentage of the instructors (28.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
A slim percentage of the faculty (28.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (72.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Dutchess Community College compares to the national average

Most Popular Majors

Dutchess Community College offers 32 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 27 majors within 16 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Dutchess Community College awarded 973 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Liberal Arts General Studies3780378
Business Administration & Management1500150
Criminal Justice & Corrections69069
Human Services66066
Communication & Media Studies43043

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