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Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, or DSLCC, traces its roots to the Clifton Forge-Covington Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University that was founded in 1964. It came to be known by its present name in 1967. DSLCC's main campus is located in Clifton Forge, Virginia. Besides, classes are also offered in the Greenfield Education & Training Center and the Rockbridge Regional Center.

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College offers programs of study in the fields of education, forensic science, hospitality services, business administration, networking, nursing, science, and microcomputer operations, among others. In addition, continuing education programs are also available.

The college sponsors a large number of student clubs and organizations. Among those available on campus include the Phi Theta Kappa, Administration of Justice Club, Dabney Christian Fellowship, Forestry Club, Nursing Students Association, Teachers Educate and Change Humanity (TEACH). The students also publish a newsletter called the 'Lancaster Review'.

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Contacting Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Dabney S Lancaster Community College
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge , VA 24422-1000
General Phone: (540) 863-2815
http://www.dslcc.edu

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling57mental and social health services, massage therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts36technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences
Office and Administration14business support services
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science
Conservation and Resource Management11conservation
Cooking and Culinary Arts11culinary arts
Production Trades10welding
Business and Management9business administration, banking
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Engineering Technician4electronics tech, industrial tech, industrial production tech
Medical Support and Technology3health diagnostic professions
Hospitality2hospitality management
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture

Number of programs and degrees for Dabney S Lancaster Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8016
Associate's degree8310
Award of less than 1 academic year561

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Dabney S Lancaster Community College had a total enrollment of 1,295 students (768 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 5%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 26%
20-21 12%
22-24 8%
25-29 6%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Virginia97%
West Virginia1%
State unknown1%

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 29 %

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Clifton Forge, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,108
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,312
Books and supplies $ 810

Financial Aid:
Dabney S Lancaster Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 499600)

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Faculty

Dabney S Lancaster Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured20
Non-tenured and not on tenure track139

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year8$59,4424$58,375
Assistant professoracademic year3$52,2243$51,166
Instructoracademic year3$54,3681*
All faculty totalacademic year14$56,8088$54,543

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

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What Sets Dabney S Lancaster Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 10%Dabney S Lancaster Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Dabney S Lancaster Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Dabney S Lancaster Community College % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Dabney S Lancaster Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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