Danville Community College

  • 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 to Danville Community College is Rockingham Community College (23.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Danville Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Danville Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty113 staff45 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Danville Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Danville Community College 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 Enrollment3,982 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:136:1
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# Full-Time Students1,407 students717 students
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# Part-Time Students2,575 students860 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Danville Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of VA.
% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
8%
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% Black
34%
22%
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% White
61%
57%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.62
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
25%
30%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,155 is less than the state average of $4,550. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,993 is more than the state average of $9,760. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,155$4,550
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,993$9,760
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,100$10,502
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 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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 $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.