El Centro College

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El Centro College is a community college of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) in Dallas, Texas.[1]

Located at 801 Main Street in downtown Dallas, the college is located in the former Sanger Harris department store building listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

El Centro was the first college established in the DCCCD and opened its doors in 1966.[3] The anglos, negros, hispanic and other nationalities attend El Centro Community College in the center of downtown Dallas. Today the college enrolls over 10,000 students and offers a number of degree plans, many specializing in the medical and technological fields including nursing, culinary, and fashion design and marketing.


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