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Welcome to the Community College

Welcome to Doña Ana Community College, where helping students discover their passion and meet their educational goal is important. We have created a responsive, learning-centered environment to assist students in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to continue their education or enter the workforce in their chosen profession. In addition to preparing students to transfer or enter the workforce, DACC is committed to life-long learning helping community members attain their personal and professional goals through workforce training and continuing education.

DACC is a comprehensive community college offering career programs through 41 Associate Degrees and numerous certificates. Upon graduation, students will attain the technical skills and licenses necessary to enter a rewarding and challenging career. In addition to career education, DACC offers a quality general education program where each student will gain knowledge and skills through general education courses designed to help them attain important twenty-first century skills. This training is necessary to be successful in any job or continue on to complete a bachelor’s degree upon transferring.

DACC welcomes and supports a diverse student population including our veterans. As each student’s educational goals and needs are unique to them, DACC provides important student support services to assist in developing a degree or certificate plan, become oriented to the college, register for courses, apply for graduation and search for a job. In addition to these vital support services, students attending DACC will develop supportive relationships with their advisor, faculty and fellow students.

DACC supports many other education goals as well:

  • Through the Adult Education program, citizens can earn a high school equivalency credential.
  • The dual-credit courses afford high school students the opportunity to earn college and high school credit simultaneously, saving them time and money.
  • Early College High Schools offer students the opportunity to earn their high school degree and college certificates and associate degrees.
  • Short courses offered through the Community Education program are available for anyone looking for personal enrichment opportunities.
  • Customized Training programs for business and industry provide education offerings tailored to meet the needs of employees.
  • The Small Business Development Center offers guidance to prospective and current small business owners and managers.

Use this catalog to explore all that DACC has to offer. Visit one of our campuses and then get started or continue your educational plan today.

Renay M. Scott, Ph.D., President


El Colegio Comunitario Doña Ana se complace en abrir sus puertas a toda la comunidad. La misión de esta institución es ofrecer oportunidades educativas a todos los que deseen enriquecer sus conocimientos.

Estamos trabajando para eliminar todas las barreras en la educación. Ofrecemos cursos completamente gratuitos para aprender inglés como segundo idioma, por medio del programa de Educación para Adultos, ya que todas las clases que se ofrecen en el colegio se imparten en inglés. Si desea información sobre estos cursos, comuníquese al teléfono (575) 527-75401.

Para más información sobre el colegio, llame al (575) 527-75001.


Se habla español.