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Whether you’re interested in great public elementary and high schools, private schools, or exceptional colleges – Dutchess has them all. We encourage you to take some time and view the array of schools and their locations from our website. For more detailed information we’ve provided links to the websites of these schools and colleges found throughout our County. If you’re considering colleges, take a look at the fine institutions in our own backyard.

Dutchess County is the home to several world-renowned institutions of higher learning that draw students from around the world and also attract distinguished faculty. These include the prestigious Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College as well as The Culinary Institute of America. We are also extremely proud of the County's Dutchess Community College (DCC), which is one of the finest two-year colleges in New York State.

In addition, if you're a busy adult who's interested in enhancing your personal or professional development or considering attending college part-time, many of our area institutions such as Dutchess Community College, BOCES Adult Learning Institute and Marist College Adult Education offer continuing education and technical courses to help you reach your goals.

Elementary and Secondary Education

Higher Education

Adult Education

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