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Davidson County Community College (DCCC)

297 Davidson Community College Rd, Thomasville, NC

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Davidson County Community College, Thomasville, North Carolina, was originally established in 1958 as a technical school to assist in the transition from agriculture to industry. The school changed its name to its current and expanded its offerings in 1965. Since then the school has expanded its enrollment year after year, has opened a second campus in Mocksville and plans to open a third in Lexington with a recent land donation by a local family. DCCC also operates several satellite learning centers.

Academics

Davidson County Community College offers a large variety of programs for transfer to four year institutions or for immediate employment once completed. The programs can lead to certificate, diploma, or associate's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

DCCC has an open enrollment policy; thus students can submit an application and provide all necessary documentation (identification and transcripts) to be admitted. Students will have to take a placement exam and meet with a counselor to discuss program and class enrollment. Financial aid is available to eligible students. Eligibility is determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which should be completed by the deadline noted on the website.

Athletics

The DCCC Storm competes in the NJCAA division 3 in men's basketball and women's volleyball. No athletic scholarships are offered at DCCC.

Get an idea of how Davidson County Community College ranks among other community colleges in North Carolina by looking at the transfer-out rates of students to other colleges and universities.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,700-$2,000
    • Out-of-State: $6,300-$7,517
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $69-$83 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $260-$310 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid68%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$5,868
Receiving Student Loans16%$5,382

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 19%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Davidson County Community College may offer services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Davidson County Community College, versus those community colleges found throughout the state of North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 DCCCDavidson CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate32.3%-23.4%
Transfer-out Rate19.3%-19.9%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

The following 4-year colleges are popular choices for many students of Davidson County Community College to transfer out to. You can click on the school profiles below to get additional admissions information:

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

  • Electromechanical Instrumentation (A, C)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A, C)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Language Interpretation and Translation (C)

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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