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Danville Community College

1008 S Main St, Danville, VA

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About

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.

Academics

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$4,328
Receiving Student Loans15%$3,250

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeDanville CityVirginia
Graduation Rate22.7%-25.0%
Transfer-out Rate14.4%-12.0%
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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.

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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

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

Precision Production

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.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
93%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,682