Cedar Valley College is one of seven independently accredited colleges that make up the Dallas County Community College District, one of the largest community college systems in the United States. Nationally recognized for its award-winning academic programs, Cedar Valley equips students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing world, while providing economic benefits to taxpayers, businesses and the community at large.

Established in 1977, Cedar Valley College has enrollment of more than 6,500 students and is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as an African-American Serving Institution and Minority Serving Institution. Located in economically disadvantaged southern Dallas County, Cedar Valley College’s 75 square-mile service area includes the Dallas neighborhoods of Oak Cliff, Highland Hills, Pleasant Grove and Red Bird, as well as the suburbs of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Lancaster, Duncanville, Glenn Heights, Seagoville, Hutchins and Wilmer, with additional outreach into Red Oak and Ferris in Ellis County. For more information on Cedar Valley College, visit www.CedarValleyCollege.edu.