Dhaka Commerce College achieved the status of being the best private college at the national level under the National University College Ranking 2017 like 2015 and 2016. Besides, Dhaka Commerce College has secured the 1st position among the Best 10 Govt. & private Colleges in Dhaka Zone under the National University. Professor Md. Shafiqul Islam, Principal (Acting) of Dhaka Commerce College, received the Best Private College Award 2017 from the cheif guest, the honorable Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni MP on 2 March 2019 at the International Mother Language Institute Auditorium. Md. Sohrab Hossain, honorable Senior Secretary of secondary and higher education department of Education Ministry, was the special guest. National University VC Professor Dr. Harun-Or-Rashid presided over the program. Besides, Dhaka Commerce College has secured the 1st position under the National University's pre-model College Program.