• Danville Area Community College is committed to being a recognized leader in providing quality, innovative and adaptive programs and services which meet the life-long academic, cultural and work force needs of our diverse community.

School Highlights

Danville Area Community College serves 2,171 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,171 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,375
  • Out-state tuition: $6,375
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 27%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Danville Area Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 225 teachers has grown by 141% over five years.
Danville Area Community College
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
225 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Danville Area Community College has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Danville Area Community College diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,171 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
797 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,374 students
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
162 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
797 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,374 students
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% Asian
n/a
5%
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% Hispanic
5%
24%
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% Black
15%
12%
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% White
73%
53%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.44
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
43%
36%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$27,900
$31,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,375 is less than the state average of $7,972. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,375 is less than the state average of $10,688. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$6,375
$7,972
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,375
$10,688
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,351
$8,029
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,496
$4,600
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Danville Area Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Danville Area Community College is a public two-year college located in Danville, Illinois. DACC was founded in 1946 and has grown into an independent college serving about 5,000 students per year in over 1,500 unique courses. Students at DACC are enrolled in programs and courses including: college transfer, occupational degrees and certificates, re-training, skill development, customized training or areas of special interest. Danville Area Community College is an accredited public two-year community college providing higher education opportunities for youth and adults in East Central Illinois. Established initially as an extension center of the University of Illinois in 1946, DACC became a public junior college named Danville Community College under Danville Public Schools in 1949. In 1951, the name was changed to Danville Junior College. In June of 1966, the College separated from Danville School District No. 118 under provisions of the Public Junior College Act and became an independent two-year area college under the control of the Board of Trustees of Junior College District No. 507. The name Danville Junior College was changed to Danville Area Community College on July 1, 1979, to be more reflective of the services rendered. The College district encompasses high school districts in Vermilion, Edgar, Iroquois, Ford, and Champaign counties with an estimated population 112,000. Originally housed at Danville High School, the college was moved to its current location in 1965. DACC is located on an attractive 75-acre campus on the south-east side of Danville, acquired from the Veterans Administration in 1965. Several of the existing buildings, constructed around the turn of the century, were renovated; partial funding for this renovation was provided by generous public support of the Danville Junior College Foundation Drive in 1965. DACC offers both degree credit and career programs. Whether you intend to earn a Bachelor's degree, an Associate degree or just want some additional training before you enter the real world, DACC can help. Nearly 35% of the district's high school graduates attend DACC for their first two years.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Danville Area Community College cost?

Danville Area Community College's tuition is approximately $6,375 for In-State students and $6,375 for Out-State students.

What is Danville Area Community College's ranking?

Danville Area Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Illinois for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,171 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,375
  • Out-state tuition: $6,375
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 27%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,972 per year for in-state students and $10,688 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,695 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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