Danville Community College

Danville Community College

Danville Community College, also referred to as DCC, is located in Danville, Virginia, and is under the Virginia Community College System. This college was established in 1936 and was known as the Danville Textile School originally. The college offers its students associate degrees, certificate programs and diplomas in varied subjects such as accounting, business management, air conditioning and refrigeration, and practical nursing.

The athletic teams of the Danville Community college are called the Knights and the students of the college take part in sports including basketball, baseball and soccer. There are many clubs and organizations in the college that students can participate in including the African-American Culture Club, the Christian Student Fellowship, the Graphics Club, the National Technical Honor Society, and the Student Government Association.

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Danville Community College
1008 S Main St
Danville , VA 24541-4004
General Phone: (434) 797-2222

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Danville Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling251mental and social health services
Medical Support and Technology82health diagnostic professions
Liberal Arts71liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Office and Administration60business support services
Business and Management58business administration, accounting and related services
Mechanics and Repair53industrial electronics tech, electrical maintenance and repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician43engineering technology, electronics tech, industrial tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering related tech, CAD and design, engineering technician
Family and Social Work32child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering30computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement28corrections, criminal justice and administration, security and loss prevention
Construction Trades26electrician
Production Trades15precision metal working
Nursing and Emergency Medicine13registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Media9graphic communications

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years24421
Associate's degree27612
Award of less than 1 academic year2511

Danville Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Danville Community College had a total enrollment of 4,016 students (2,508 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 39%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 22%
18-19 21%
20-21 10%
22-24 7%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 11%
50-64 9%
65+ 1%

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

North Carolina2%
State unknown1%

Danville Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 42 %

Danville Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Danville, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,614
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,869
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Danville Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 375800)

Danville Community College Faculty

Danville Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3526

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: 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
Professoracademic year7$66,2391*
Associate professoracademic year19$56,9993$55,909
Assistant professoracademic year6$49,74613$51,269
Instructoracademic year4$48,0809$45,322
All faculty totalacademic year36$56,59626$50,216

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

Danville Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Graphic Communications, General

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
Precision Metal Working, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Security and Loss Prevention Services

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

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Danville Community College Highlights

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What Sets Danville Community College Apart:

% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 9%Danville Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 12%Danville Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 13%Danville Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 14%Danville Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
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Top 14%Danville Community College % students 40 years or older
Number of students
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Top 18%Danville Community College Number of students
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 19%Danville Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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