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Danville Area Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Danville Area 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. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Danville Area Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Danville Area Community College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

DACC 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 DACC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Danville Area Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Danville Area Community College admissions.

Danville Area Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Danville Area Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Danville Area Community College is 53%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  53 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Danville Area 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 Danville Area Community College is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Danville Area Community College.

Below Average Overall Diversity at DACC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,644 undergraduates at DACC with 886 being full-time and 1,758 being part-time.

DACC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for DACC is 26.05 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  26.05 out of 100
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How Much Does Danville Area Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DACC is $6,061. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 DACC, 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 DACC, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,005 a year. That adds up to $12,020 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DACC is 15.0%. 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 DACC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from DACC make around $28,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 30% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Danville Area Community College make the most money.

Location of Danville Area Community College

Located in Danville, Illinois, Danville Area Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Danville Area Community College

Contact details for DACC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2000 E Main St, Danville, IL 61832-5118
Phone: 217-443-3222

Danville Area Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Danville Area Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at DACC

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 2017-2018, 1,033 students took at least one online class at Danville Area Community College. This is an increase from the 955 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,033 312
2016-2017 955 287
2015-2016 966 272
2014-2015 823 211
2013-2014 967 509

Learn more about online learning at Danville Area Community College.

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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