Dawson Community College is committed to creating and continuously improving opportunities for students to:
Discover their world in excellent Academic Programs,
Connect with others through campus and community activities, and
Contribute to a relevant educational and lifelong learning experience.
Discover what our students are saying:
“On the tour of campus I liked the small class sizes and was really impressed with the campus dorms. I feel like this is the right place.”
-Aly Schieno, Forensic Science/
“I chose Dawson because I really enjoyed the atmosphere on campus and I thought it would be a good place to work toward a degree in nursing. I also got good feedback from my high school coach who played Softball for DCC and a close teammate who attended there.”
-Kirby Sabec, Nursing/Softball
Call John Dershem-Bruce, Admissions Counselor
Campus tours are available anytime.
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
Public 2 year college founded in 1940 and is part of the Montana University System in Eastern Montana.
Colors – Red and Black
Mascot – Buccaneer
Location – Dawson Community College is nestled in the hills of Eastern Montana between the banks of the Yellowstone River, Makoshika State Park, and an endless blue sky. From our vantage point on top of the world we can see infinite possibilities for you.
Transfer Articulation (2+2) Agreements
Civil Engineering – Montana Tech
Computer Science – MSU-Bozeman
Construction Engineering Tech - MSU-Bozeman
Criminal Justice – MSU-Billings
Early Childhood Education – U of M, Western
Earth Sciences/Geology – MSU-Bozeman
Education – MSU-Billings
General Engineering – MSU & Montana Tech
Mechanical Engineering – MSU-Bozeman
Nursing - Montana Tech of the U of M
Occupational Safety & Health – Montana Tech
Pre-Pharmacy – U of M
Transfer Plans, AA or AS degrees – 28
Plans of Study, AAS degree – 13
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: [email protected]
Undergraduate Enrollment – 450
Student/Faculty Ratio – 11:1
Apartment Style Residence Halls –
full kitchen and living-room in each unit.
Food Service - DCC Café, located in the student center, the food service has a variety of appetizing hot entrees, salads, fresh fruits and vegetables, soups, and an assortment of beverages.
FREE Support Programs for all DCC students. Our program provide students with professional academic counseling, grant aid and tutoring.
Intercollegiate Sports – (NJCAA & NIRA)
Contact Athletic Director: Joyce Ayre at (406)-377-9447 or via e-mail.
Board of Trustees