• 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 2,411 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,411 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,155
  • Out-state tuition: $9,993
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 161 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Danville Community College
(VA) 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
161 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Danville Community College has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Danville Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,411 students
2,050 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
903 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,508 students
1,243 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
177 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
903 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
169 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,508 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
4%
12%
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% Black
27%
21%
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% White
63%
52%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.53
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.37%
2.29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,600
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,155 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,993 is more than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,155
$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,993
$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,900
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Danville Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
71%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Danville Community College cost?

Danville Community College's tuition is approximately $4,155 for In-State students and $9,993 for Out-State students.

What schools are Danville Community College often compared to?

Danville Community Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Patrick Henry Community College by visitors of our site.

What is Danville Community College's ranking?

Danville Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,411 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,155
  • Out-state tuition: $9,993
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Virginia is American National University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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