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Transfer to a College of DCCCD

If you have earned credits from another college or university, you will need to follow certain steps before registering for credit classes at a college of DCCCD.
Get more information about the colleges of DCCCD and all the resources and services we have to offer you.
Want to get a bachelor's degree after you complete your basic courses at the colleges of DCCCD? Learn about the key steps to transferring, and find other helpful information and resources.
If you have earned credits from another college or university, you will need to follow certain steps before registering for credit classes at a college of DCCCD.
Get more information about the colleges of DCCCD and all the resources and services we have to offer you.
Want to get a bachelor's degree after you complete your basic courses at the colleges of DCCCD? Learn about the key steps to transferring, and find other helpful information and resources.
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Maybe you tried a big university and decided it wasn't right for you. Or maybe you're home for the summer and want to pick up a few credit hours that will transfer easily to your "home" college. Whatever brings you to the colleges of DCCCD, we welcome you.

Please note that whether you're a transfer, transient or former student, the application and transfer process is the same for everyone. You must request official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have previously attended before you can enroll at the colleges of DCCCD, even if you just want to take one class here. Having your transcripts helps us advise you about the classes you qualify to take and the classes that will best help you meet your goals. Visit How to Enroll for information on registering for credit courses.

Why transfer to a college of DCCCD?

  • A great education — The colleges of DCCCD are committed to offering students a quality education — starting with quality faculty. Academic core courses are taught by professors who have at least a master's degree. More than 25 percent have Ph.D.s. And they teach the same course content that the four-year colleges and universities use.


  • Classes that transfer — More than 75 percent of students at the colleges of DCCCD are enrolled in academic transfer courses. The colleges have transfer agreements with major universities such as University of North Texas, SMU, UTA, UTD, Baylor, Stephen F. Austin, UT Austin, Texas A&M and dozens more. Core courses transfer seamlessly ... guaranteed.


  • An affordable price — We offer a great educational value at $123 per three-credit-hour course, and we offer all the financial aid you need.


  • Convenient schedules and locations — With classes offered during the day, at night and on weekends, the colleges of DCCCD make it easy to balance school, work and family. There's a campus close to you — seven main campuses plus several community campuses throughout Dallas County. And Dallas Colleges Online lets you take classes or earn a degree from a college of DCCCD entirely online.

Ready to enjoy all that the colleges of DCCCD have to offer?

You'll need to submit official transcripts, apply for admission and register for classes. Find out more.