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Why Choose Dallas Community Colleges?

See why DCCCD is the best choice.

Offering 80+ programs of study

With a huge range of programs including certificates, noncredit courses and degrees, we've got what you're looking for.

Close to home

Study at one of our seven colleges throughout Dallas County or choose an online option if you can’t make it to our campuses.

Designed to transfer

DCCCD offers courses guaranteed to transfer to any Texas public college or university.

Helping you meet your needs

Our Living Wage Calculator helps you find the career that's right for you based on your financial needs.


If you're new to the college experience, we understand it can be a little overwhelming.  

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Higher Education That Actually Gets You Hired

With nearly 80,000 students enrolled every semester, see why attending a DCCCD college puts you on the path toward a successful career.

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: When you go to a Dallas Community College, you’re not just enrolling in college… you’re hiring a career coach. With training that translates into jobs. Degrees that lead to careers. Dallas Community Colleges: higher education that actually gets you hired.

“The professors in the program took an interest in my success, and guided me towards accomplishing my goals. The relatively small classes offered an opportunity for one-on-one interaction. Of course, there’s always a lot you learn once you’re out in the workplace outside of school, but I was definitely equipped to compete.”

Read more of Rodney's story

Rodney E. Willis
Senior Interior Design Associate
Ike Isenhour Inc.

Graduate of the Interior Design program

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