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Dona Ana Community College

Also known as NMSU-Dona Ana

2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd., Las Cruces, NM

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Dona Ana Community College is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. This is a large college with a student base from 5,000 to 10,000. DACC established in 1973.

Currently the college offers 37 academic and degree programs. The college offers associate degree and certificate programs in business management, dental hygiene, medical services and much more. Get the complete list of available courses here: http://dacc.nmsu.edu/programs-alpha.

The college helps to improve your employability skills by offering quality courses which are industry based. Students are trained in relevant skills and career fields that help them to find jobs easily in the industry.

The school facilitates the working population to advance their studies further by providing a flexible class schedule which helps those under work pressure to pursue education at a convenient pace which most fits them .You have the option of pursuing your education online. If you want to take the benefit of using your off time to study enroll for the evening or weekend classes.

The college offers on campus housing facilities. Co-ed dorms are also available. So are exclusive men and women’s dorms.

The cost of in state tuition fees was $1,848.00 and that of out-of–state were $4,872.00 in 2012-2013.Boarding and other expenses are extra. A big motivation to apply at DACC is that 96% of the students here receive financial aid for education.

The college has a 44:56, male/female ratio and offers an excellent demographic mix.

DACC aims at providing a responsive and dynamic learning environment to its students and supports them not only by meeting their educational needs but also by developing them to become responsible citizens of tomorrow.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $1,400-$1,700
    • Out-of-State: $5,000-$5,990
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $60-$72 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $210-$250 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$4,851
Receiving Student Loans22%$3,526
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Dona Ana Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in New Mexico, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 NMSU-Dona AnaDo?a Ana CountyNew Mexico
Graduation Rate12.2%-14.7%
Transfer-out Rate7.2%-15.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Dona Ana Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Library Science

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Precision Production

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    88%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    21:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    14

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,445