Dabney S Lancaster Community College

1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge
VA, 24422-1000
Tel: (540)863-2800
1,388 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Dabney S Lancaster Community College serves 1,388 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Dabney S Lancaster Community College is the only community colleges within Clifton Forge City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Skyline College-Roanoke (34.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,388 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,388 students
1,287 students
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
471 students
832 students
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 917 students
1,021 students
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Dabney S Lancaster Community College sch enrollment Dabney S Lancaster Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
4%
12%
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
Dabney S Lancaster Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Dabney S Lancaster Community College More (2010-2012)
Dabney S Lancaster Community College sch ethnicity Dabney S Lancaster Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.13 0.45
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,048 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,658 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,048 $5,845
Dabney S Lancaster Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,658 $10,047
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college known for teaching excellence, quality support services and responsiveness to business and industry training needs. In September 1964, students were admitted for the first time to the Clifton-Forge-Covington Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In the first two years, this branch college offered programs available at the parent institution, as well as a certificate program in secretarial science. In 1965, a pre-college foundation program was added. This was expanded into the general community college program in 1966. Beginning with the summer quarter in 1967, all programs of this community college came under the control of the Virginia State Board for Community College. The College itself was renamed Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, honoring the prominent Virginia educator and long-time resident of the College's service area. DSLCC offers over 40 programs in academic, professional, and technical areas, as well as continuing education, workforce training, seminars, and more. Flexible scheduling, off-campus offerings, and distance learning options make higher education convenient and affordable. Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts and Sciences (A.A.& S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,683 per year for in-state students and $9,301 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,332 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.