Danville Community College

Tel: (434)797-2222
4,420 students
Public institution
Danville Community College is committed to providing quality comprehensive higher education and workforce programs and services to promote student success and to enhance business and community development.
School Highlights:
Danville Community College serves 4,420 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Danville Community College is the only community colleges within Danville city County, VA.
The nearest community college is Rockingham Community College (23.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Danville Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 125 staff
59 staff
Danville Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,420 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,420 students
1,282 students
Danville Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Danville Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,611 students
810 students
Danville Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,809 students
1,017 students
Danville Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Danville Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Danville Community College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Danville Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
36%
12%
Danville Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
57%
Danville Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Danville Community College More (2011-2013)
Danville Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.47 0.53
Danville Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,900 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,738 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,900 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,738 $10,294
Danville Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Danville Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Danville Community College offers a comprehensive number of high quality programs for virtually every student who has the ability to benefit. You may select either programs of study for transfer to a four-year college or university or a full range of occupational-technical degree, diploma, or certificate programs that lead directly to employment upon graduation from DCC. In addition, many students pursue specialized training through the College's premiere workforce services programs. Danville Community College, founded in 1966, is one of 23 public community colleges in the Virginia Community College System, and is governed by the State Board for Community Colleges. The College serves the City of Danville and the Counties of Pittsylvania and Halifax (total population 147,511). DCC is a two-year comprehensive community college offering certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 40 programs of study. The 86-acre campus is located approximately two miles from downtown Danville on South Main Street. Danville Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,698 per year for in-state students and $9,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,228 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 84%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.