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Established
1965

Chancellor
Dr. Joe May

Tuition
$59 per credit hour for Dallas County residents

 

Number of locations: 7 colleges and additional locations
Brookhaven College
Cedar Valley College
Eastfield College
El Centro College
Mountain View College
North Lake College
Richland College
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Students (Fall 2013)
Credit: more than 83,000
Continuing education: more than 20,000
Unduplicated enrollment: 71,913

Employees (Fall 2013)
More than 7,000 full- and part-time faculty, staff and administrators

Total Operating Budget (fiscal year 2013-2014)
$515 million, including unrestricted, auxiliary and restricted funds

Accreditation
Each of the Dallas County Community College District’s seven colleges — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — is individually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Involvement
Member of the League for Innovation in the Community College, the American Association of Community Colleges, the Association of Community College Trustees, the Texas Association of Community Colleges and others

 
Economic Contribution
The Dallas County economy receives $204.1 million in net added income each year due to DCCCD payroll and operations spending, a study has found. Learn details about DCCCD’s economic contribution.
Colleges’ Economic Contribution
Learn how much economic contribution each DCCCD college makes.
Financial Highlights
View information about DCCCD’s financial ratings, investments and property taxes, and get access financial reports and Texas community college comparative data.
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