The colleges of DCCCD offer you a great value: quality instruction, seven locations in Dallas County plus online classes through Dallas Colleges Online, and a cost of only
$177 per three-hour credit course for residents of Texas who reside in Dallas County. (Interested in signing up for noncredit classes to improve your job skills or for personal enrichment? Please see our
Continuing Education Registration page.)
Follow the processes below to begin making progress toward a college degree or technical training.
(Please note that the process of enrollment may be different at each college. Check with the college of your choice to find out the exact order you should follow.)
New-to-college students must complete an application for admission. Applying early is a good idea. You may need to turn in proof of
bacterial meningitis vaccination as part of your admissions process.
Note: If you are an international student, please visit the International Student Admission page for more information or to contact us with questions.
After you're admitted to the college, you should plan to attend an orientation session. Contact the Advising/Counseling Center at your college to schedule a session.
Contact the Assessment/Testing Center to schedule assessment testing.
Schedule a visit with an academic advisor to select your courses.
There are two ways to register. Any accepted student who has completed the application and advising process may register for the coming semester. Get information about
upcoming registration dates.
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Still in high school? El Centro College offers a number of programs designed to help high school students get on the fast track to a college education. Explore these programs to find one that fits your goals and interests.