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Student Experience

Be a Part of Something Bigger

The Dougherty Family College (DFC) is a caring community with support available around every corner as you navigate college and explore all that it has to offer.

Mentoring from faculty and strong connections to classmates will support you academically and socially, establishing a strong sense of belonging and community.

Keys to Success

At Dougherty Family College you are equipped with resources and support to help you navigate college to thrive academically and beyond.

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Academic Advantages

From free textbooks and laptops to our dedicated tutors, at DFC you are set up for success both in the classroom and in your future career.

About Academic Advantages
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Whole-Person Support

DFC helps you thrive in and out of the classroom. From affordable tuition and free meals to counseling, career coaching and our Internship Program, we’ve got your back.

About Whole-Person Support
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The SRC empowers students to discover their inner genius.

The Scholars’ Resource Center (SRC)

The SRC is a place for DFC students to study, get homework help and advance their skills.

See what’s available at the SRC.

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Be a Part of the St. Thomas Community

As a DFC student, you’ll be part of the vibrant St. Thomas community. That means access to social and sporting events, libraries and other activities.