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Why Our Colleges?

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At the colleges of DCCCD, we believe you can succeed. And we'll do all we can to help make that happen. We've got a variety of courses, convenient schedules, seven colleges and even more community campuses, first-class instructors and low tuition to help you achieve your goals. Need more reasons to choose us?

Why Do Students Love Us?

See videos of our students and read testimonials from students who discuss what brought them to our colleges and, more important, what keeps them here.  

We Put You First

In our small classes, you're a person, not a number. Here you'll get caring, one-on-one attention from an experienced faculty. And you'll get an atmosphere that is made for learning — relaxed, friendly and comfortable.

Classes When You Need Them — Where You Want Them

We know you have a busy schedule. That's why we offer classes at lots of convenient times ... days, nights and weekends. You can even take our credit classes over the Internet. And, with seven colleges and even more community campuses throughout the county, we're close to home and work.

Tuition That's Affordable

We work hard to deliver the best education at a price everyone can afford. At just $177 a course (a three-hour credit course for Dallas County residents), a degree from a college of DCCCD is the best bargain in town. We also offer a variety of grants, loans, scholarships and work-study programs to help you meet your goals.

Hundreds of Courses

We offer more than 120 technical and academic programs — in career fields that are in demand right now. You'll be able to enter the job market with skills that put you in a challenging and rewarding career. Check out the catalog for a full list of degree programs.

Experienced Faculty

Our professors know their stuff — and not just from graduate degrees and books. Most have worked in their fields for years. They keep pace with the job market. With technology. With what's really out there for you.

Top-Notch Resources

We provide a wide variety of resources to help you make the most of your college experience. Our libraries feature the latest reference tools. Our online services let you register for classes, check your grades or pay tuition from the nearest computer. And at our Career Centers, you can plan for your post-college future.

It All Begins Here

Where will you go from a college of DCCCD? Well, that's really up to you. Our graduates transfer to colleges across the nation. They work for big companies. Small companies. In high-tech fields. As artists. As CEOs and business owners. Chefs. Mechanics. Teachers. Computer programmers. You get the picture. We just give you a great start. Like the rest of your life, the rest is up to you.