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Dabney S Lancaster Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Dabney S Lancaster Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Dabney S Lancaster Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Dabney S Lancaster Community College was awarded 11 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked DSLCC as #2,245 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

DSLCC is also ranked #61 out of 73 schools in Virginia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into DSLCC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Dabney S Lancaster Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Dabney S Lancaster Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Dabney S Lancaster Community College, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Dabney S Lancaster Community College is 18%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Dabney S Lancaster Community College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Dabney S Lancaster Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,075 undergraduates at DSLCC with 363 being full-time and 712 being part-time.

How Much Does Dabney S Lancaster Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DSLCC is $6,089. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for DSLCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,883 $5,408 $7,639 $9,153 $10,802

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of DSLCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At DSLCC, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,761 a year. That adds up to $15,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DSLCC is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do DSLCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from DSLCC make around $29,100 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 27% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Dabney S Lancaster Community College make the most money.

Location of Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Dabney S Lancaster Community College is a public institution located in Clifton Forge, Virginia. DSLCC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for DSLCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1000
Phone: 540-863-2800
Website: www.dslcc.edu/

Dabney S Lancaster Community College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 11 majors graduated from Dabney S Lancaster Community College. Of these students, 104 received undergraduate degrees and 25 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Learn more about the majors offered at Dabney S Lancaster Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at DSLCC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 652 students took at least one online class at Dabney S Lancaster Community College. This is an increase from the 328 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 652 234
2018-2019 328 57
2017-2018 404 97
2016-2017 442 81
2015-2016 352 65

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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