Dominica State College was born in the
year 2002 with a student population of over 1000 offering courses
in many fields.
Dominica State College is the first local
tertiary institution catering to the needs of the island's peoples.
Dominica State College consists of three main campuses which
were initially three separate education institutions - The Nursing
Institute located on the grounds of the Princess Margaret Hospital;
the once Teachers College now the Faculty of Education located
at the Bath Estate Campus; and the Sixth Form College now The
Faculties of Arts and Sciences and Applied Arts and Sciences
together located at the Stock Farm Campus.
The Faculty of Applied Arts and Sciences
was once called the Technical college
still follows a similar structureto that it held previously
but with a wider range of courses being offered.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences was
once called the Academic Section and still offers a wide range
of courses. This faculty has improved its previous structure
adding more courses that pertain to the working world of today.
The Nursing Institute now called the
Faculty of Nursing (Health Sciences), has the best trained nursing
staff within the Caribbean and has their nursing students have
also been of high standards. Many of its graduates have found
working opportunities within the United States, Canada and the
The Dominica State College aims to strive beyond quality and
excellence as its motto states. In order for it to achieve its
purpose, students and staff must be able to work peacefully
in an atmosphere which is conducive to freedom of thought and
expression, respectful of the rights of others and the acceptance
of constituted authority.
The Rules and Regulations for students
which follow are intended to maintain the conditions neccessary
for learning and teaching, and to maintain the good reputation
and standing of the college.
Vision Statement of
"To be recognized as a premiere
institution of higher learning, committed to excellence and
responsible to the needs of the stakeholders, and to the social,
spiritual and economic challenges which face the Dominican society
in the global environment."
of the College
A premier tertiary educational institution with a community
focus, providing leadership in the delivery of high quality
education in an environment conducive to lifelong learning.
THe college is committed to improving the quality of life of
the members of the communities it serves.
Goals of the College
* To be the institution of first choice
for Dominican Students;
* To be a respirce of the people and communities that it serves;
* To equip its students with the knowledge, skills and values
* To provide opportunities fro values, education, discipline
* To foster personal development of its students;
* To provide stiudents with eth foundation knowledfe and skills
to prisue further academinc trianing;
* To provide access to college education for all who are eligible;
* To provide studnets with the skills for self development and
ability to complete successfully and find gainful employment
in the global society
* To provide services taht will enable the students to make
meaningfil contributions to the development of the commmunity
and become useful members ofthe nation, regional and global