Danville Area Community College

Danville Area Community College

Danville Area Community College, also referred to as DACC, is located in Danville, Illinois, United States, It was founded in the year 1946 and covers an area of more than 70 acres. The college offers degrees and certificates in diverse fields of study including accounting, computer programming, education, health information technology, and sociology. Online courses are also offered to outstation students. The college's academic divisions are:

  • Business
  • Developmental Education
  • Liberal Arts
  • Math and Sciences
  • Technology and Information Systems

Danville Area Community College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Jaguars. The men's teams particiate in basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, and cross country. The women's teams participate in cross country, basketball, softball, and volleyball.

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Danville Area Community College
2000 E Main St
Danville , IL 61832-5118
General Phone: (217) 443-3222

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Danville Area Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine180registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts132liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Transportation29truck and bus driver
Office and Administration23office management, administrative assistant, executive secretary
Business and Management22business management, electronic commerce, accounting technology, sales
Engineering Technician18manufacturing tech, construction engineering tech, CAD and design
Medical Support and Technology17radiographer
Medical Administration16medical records tech, medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair16industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics
Agricultural Science and Management14agricultural management, agricultural machine tech
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering7computer programming, computer applications programming, computer networking
Cooking and Culinary Arts6chef training
Production Trades6machinist, welding
Family and Social Work3child care provider, social work
Landscaping and Horticulture2turf management
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Danville Area Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree27023
Award of less than 1 academic year1936
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4011

Danville Area Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Danville Area Community College had a total enrollment of 2,832 students (2,099 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 10%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 26%
20-21 13%
22-24 8%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

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

(International Students)1%

Danville Area Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 31 %

Danville Area Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Danville Area Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,025
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,025
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Danville Area Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 166900)

Danville Area Community College Faculty

Danville Area Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track48

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year26$48,81324$47,709
All faculty totalacademic year26$48,81324$47,709

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

Danville Area Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports203252

Danville Area Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Danville Area Community College Highlights

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What Sets Danville Area Community College Apart:

% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Danville Area Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Danville Area Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Danville Area Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Danville Area Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Danville Area Community College Number of degree programs
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Danville Area Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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