Quick Facts

Dawson Community College (DCC) is a Montana public community college district founded in 1940. Located in Dawson County, DCC is nestled between the banks of the Yellowstone River, Makoshika State Park, and the City of Glendive.


Dawson Community College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.


College Transfer Education: Provide programs and services that prepare learners for transition to and success in further degree programs

Career & Technical Education: Provide programs and services that prepare learners for vocational and technical career entry, transition, and advancement

College Readiness Education: Provide pre-college programs and services that prepare learners for successful transition to college

Continuing Education & Community Service: Provide programs and services that help address the professional, social, and personal enrichment needs of the region

Accreditation: Dawson Community College (code 002529) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, 8060 165th Avenue N.E., Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981
Board Policy Manual Board of Trustees
AcademicsTransfer Articulation (2+2) AgreementsTransfer Plans, AA or AS degrees – 26Plans of Study, AAS degree – 9

Vocational Certificate Programs – 4

Online programs – 5

We offer accredited online degrees and hard-to-find courses. Complete your 2 year degree online and transfer to a 4 year institution. Email: online@dawson.edu

Undergraduate Enrollment – 450

Student/Faculty  Ratio – 11:1

FREE Support Programs for all DCC students. Our program provide students with professional academic counselling, grant aid and tutoring.

Intercollegiate Sports – (NJCAA & NIRA)
Colors: Red and Black
Mascot: Buccaneer

Apartment Style Residence Halls – full kitchen and living-room in each unit. Food Service – the DCC Cafeteria, located in the student center, has a variety of appetizing hot entrees, salads, fresh fruits and vegetables, soups, and an assortment of beverages.

Glendive-DCC map 2010 web