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 2,813 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 161 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Danville Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty161 staff129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Danville Community College has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Danville Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,813 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,054 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students1,759 students1,285 students
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
12%
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% Black
28%
21%
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% White
61%
51%
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% Two or more races
4%
5%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.67
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College Completion Rate
32%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,600$29,600
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Tuition Cost 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 6% 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 8% 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 Aid89%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,900$11,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Danville Community College is Rockingham Community College (23.6 miles away).
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  • 2,013 students | 23.60 Mi215 Wrenn Memorial Road
    Wentworth, NC 27375
    (336) 342-4261
    23.602,013
  • 1,414 students | 26.70 Mi1715 College Dr
    Roxboro, NC 27573
    (336) 599-1181
    26.701,414
  • 2,238 students | 28.30 Mi645 Patriot Avenue
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    (276) 656-0200
    28.302,238
  • 4,328 students | 34.60 Mi1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham, NC 27253
    (336) 578-2002
    34.604,328
  • 11,070 students | 48.50 Mi601 E. Main Street
    Jamestown, NC 27282
    (336) 334-4822
    48.5011,070
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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 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.