Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College, also known as DCCC, is a public, two-year institute located in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. It was established in 1958 as an Industrial Education Center. In 1965, it was chartered as Davidson County Community College. DCCC has a second campus which is known as Davie campus. It was opened in 1994 in Mocksville, Davie County, North Carolina. DCCC enrolls more than 3,000 students every year.

DCCC offers a variety of degrees in the fields of arts, humanities & social sciences, applied technology, science, technology, engineering and mathematics, health technology, and education and service technology. Distance learning courses are also available.

The sports teams of DCCC are known as the Storms. Their men's basketball and women's volleyball teams are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association. Students also participate in intramural sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, and softball.

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Contacting Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College
297 Davidson Community College Rd
Thomasville , NC 27360-7385
General Phone: (336) 249-8186

Davidson County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Computer Science and Engineering127information technology, computer programming, computer networking
Mechanics and Repair114HVAC, automobile mechanics, motorcycle mechanic
Education and Teaching106early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement100criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Medical Support and Technology91medical assistant, pharmacy tech, medical lab tech, histotechnologist, phlebotomy
Business and Management90business management, accounting, human resources
Nursing and Emergency Medicine88EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Transportation86truck and bus driver
Liberal Arts70language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Beauty and Cosmetology56cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Engineering Technician24electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, plastics engineering tech
Medical Administration21medical records admin, medical records tech
Law18legal assistant
Family and Social Work11child development
Production Trades10machine shop assistant, welding
Construction Trades9electrician
Therapy and Counseling6massage therapy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year51226
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14619
Associate's degree36925

Davidson County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Davidson County Community College had a total enrollment of 3,399 students (2,920 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 13%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 14%
20-21 17%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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

North Carolina100%

Davidson County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 53 %

Davidson County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Davidson County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,090
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,398
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Davidson County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 291900)

Davidson County Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year32$48,06263$47,194
All faculty totalacademic year32$48,06263$47,194

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

Davidson County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Davidson County Community College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 11%Davidson County Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Davidson County Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
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Top 14%Davidson County Community College Number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Davidson County Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Davidson County Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Davidson County Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Davidson County Community College % of degrees in transportation
% students 40 years or older
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Top 16%Davidson County Community College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Davidson County Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Davidson County Community College Number of students

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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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