Dutchess Community College

DCC Demographics & Diversity Report

Is DCC really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at DCC. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

DCC Student Population

8,691 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Dutchess Community College?

DCC total enrollment is approximately 8,691 students.

DCC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time DCC undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DCC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,861
Hispanic 784
Black or African American 475
Multi-Ethnic 172
Unknown 93
Asian 90
International 30
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DCC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,394 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1394 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  60.35 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does DCC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


DCC overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DCC is ranked 974 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  974 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  74.32 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

DCC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,952
Hispanic 1,814
Black or African American 933
Multi-Ethnic 374
Asian 308
Unknown 238
International 49
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

DCC ranks 555 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  555 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  85.38 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 4,827 female students and 3,864 male students at DCC.

International Students at DCC

Students from 27 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at DCC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.82% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  75.82 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DCC, 45.82% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,701
20-21 1,451
22-24 813
25-29 576
35 and over 482
30-34 242
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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