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Dabney S Lancaster Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Dabney S Lancaster Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Dabney S Lancaster Community College Ranked?

2021 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 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

DSLCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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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 as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Dabney S Lancaster Community College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 20%. 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 tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Dabney S Lancaster Community College is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Dabney S Lancaster Community College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 981 undergraduates at DSLCC with 405 being full-time and 576 being part-time.

DSLCC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 19.58 out of 100, DSLCC is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  19.58 out of 100
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How Much Does Dabney S Lancaster Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DSLCC is $6,349. 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 +
$4,958 $5,702 $6,541 $10,553 $10,910

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At DSLCC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $4,339 a year. That adds up to $17,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DSLCC is 23.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do DSLCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from DSLCC make about $29,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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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Location of Dabney S Lancaster Community College

Located in Clifton Forge, Virginia, Dabney S Lancaster Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Location of Dabney S Lancaster Community College

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

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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 404 students took at least one online class at Dabney S Lancaster Community College. This is a decrease from the 442 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 404 97
2016-2017 442 81
2015-2016 352 65
2014-2015 329 40
2013-2014 386 51

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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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