Fast Facts

W​ho We Are

Since 1965, Dallas College has served and educated more than ​ 3 million students. As one of the largest colleges in Texas, we work to transform lives and communities through higher education in a rapidly changing local, national and world community. We provide:

two-year and four-year degree programs, plus workforce-ready certificates
more than 100 high-demand career programs
enrichment and certification classes for a lifetime of learning
faculty who are dedicated to students’ success, not a research grant
unparalleled quality at a tuition our students can afford

Dallas College, formerly the Dallas County Community College District, consists of seven campuses: Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland.


Economic Impact

A study of the economic contribution of Texas community colleges has found that the college’s economic contribution to the Dallas County economy is about $204.1 ​​million in net added income each year through payroll and operations spending.



Dallas College serves more than 101,000 credit and 20,000 continuing education students during the fall and spring semesters.


Total Operating Budget

(Fiscal Year 2022-2023) More than $750 million, including unrestricted, auxiliary and restricted funds.


Credentials Awarded

7,598Associate Degrees

Student Demographics

120,992 students enrolled 2021-2022

9,559All Others


Our student population mirrors the faces of the Dallas County community with 49.3% Hispanic, 19.9% Black, 8.5% Asian and 16.8% White.


Our diverse student population mirrors the faces of the Dallas County community with 37% Hispanic, 25% Black, 8% Asian, and 25% White.


Education for All

63,726gen z
14,553gen x
2,401baby boomers
28,925pell eligible students

Early College Pathways

29,500dual credit students, nearly one-third of all Dallas College credit enrollments
2,100credentials awarded to dual credit, early college high school and P-TECH students in 2022
80%academic success rate of dual credit, early college high school and P-TECH students earning A, B or C in courses
235,081credit hours earned by dual credit, early college high school and P-Tech students

2016-2022 success rate of early college high school and dual credit program led to rapid expansion to quickly impact more students.

All stats are for the 2022-2023 academic year, unless otherwise noted.