Danville Community College

1008 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541-4004
Tel: (434)797-2222
3,982 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 3,982 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Danville Community College is the only community colleges within Danville City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is Rockingham Community College (23.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Danville Community College (VA) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 113 staff 38 staff
Danville Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,982 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,982 students 1,257 students
Danville Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 36:1
Danville Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 1,407 students 596 students
Danville Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 2,575 students 798 students
Danville Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Danville Community College Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Danville Community College Asian (2008-2015)
% Hispanic
Danville Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Danville Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Danville Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Danville Community College More (2012-2015)
Danville Community College Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.51 0.62
Danville Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,795 is equal to the state average of $3,795. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,558 is equal to the state average of $9,558. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,795 $3,795
Danville Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,558 $9,558
Danville Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 87%
Danville Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,597 students | 23.80 MiHwy 65w County Home Rd
    Wentworth NC  27375
  • 1,475 students | 25.40 Mi1715 College Dr
    Roxboro NC  27573
  • 2,853 students | 28.40 Mi645 Patriot Avenue
    Martinsville VA  24112
  • 4,437 students | 34.80 Mi1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham NC  27253
  • 1,273 students | 43.50 Mi21 Campus Circle
    Murphy NC  28906
Recent Articles
February 23, 2017
Learn about a new federal grant that was given to community colleges around the country for the purpose of targeted training and workforce development.
February 23, 2017
Learn about the recent grant money awarded to Arkansas and Texas by Complete College America and how the money will be used to increase completion rates at colleges across the states.
February 23, 2017
More college transfer programs are streamlining the process of transferring from community colleges to four-year universities. Learn about some of the newest programs and how you could possibly benefit.
Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,795 per year for in-state students and $9,558 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,027 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 83%. 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.