Danville Community College, located in Danville, Virginia, was founded in 1936 when it was known as the Danville Textile School. The school evolved, eventually absorbing a branch campus of Virginia Tech, and becoming a community college. The school is a member of the Virginia Community College System, which operates 23 two year institutions throughout the state.
DCC is a community college dedicated to providing excellence in education and services, updating its programs and facilities as needed in order to meet the needs of current and future students.
Danville Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to pursue their personal and professional interests. Academic transfer programs provide the opportunity to complete the first two years of a four year education at low cost and locally prior to moving on to a college or university to complete a bachelor's degree.
Career programs provide training and education in a high demand field or industry to prepare the student for entry into the workforce as a qualified professional ready for long term employment. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Danville Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that admits any individual that wishes to enroll as long as they are at least eighteen or have a high school diploma. Students should complete the application, pay fees, submit transcripts and test scores if available, and take a placement exam if required.
Freshman are encouraged to participate in the new student orientation and scheduling a time to meet with an academic counselor prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships, awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,200. 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: $4,000-$4,800
- Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,180
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||88%||$4,328|
|Receiving Student Loans||15%||$3,250|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Danville Community College may offer student services like:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
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 Danville Community College, versus those community colleges in Virginia, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Danville Community College||Danville City||Virginia|
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Danville Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Danville Community College.
- Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, NC (23 miles away)
- Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville, VA (29 miles away)
- Reid State Technical College in Evergreen, AL (32 miles away)
- Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, VA (56 miles away)
- Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, VA (57 miles away)