Dallas County Community College District
About Dallas County Community College District
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) is the largest undergraduate institution in the state of Texas. DCCCD seven colleges – Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland – plus the R. Jan LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications. Since 1965, they have served more than 1.5 million people. DCCCD’s seven colleges enroll more than 100,000 credit and noncredit students every semester, making it one of the largest higher education institutions in the state of Texas.
Each of the Dallas County Community College District’s seven colleges — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — is individually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The official statement of accreditation for each college is published on the college’s accreditation Web page.
We are an equal opportunity institution. Educational opportunities are offered by Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression.
Our student population, which mirrors the faces of the community, is diverse: 24.3 percent Hispanic, 23.9 percent African-American, 8.4 percent Asian, 39.9 percent Anglo and 3.4 percent all others combined. We are approaching a similar level of diversity among our employees: 22.1 percent African-American, 13.6 percent Hispanic, 4.2 percent Asian, 58.8 percent Anglo and 1.3 percent all others combined. We also encourage diversity among our vendors through our Business Diversity Program.