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Danville Area Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Danville Area Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

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2022 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 43 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medical administrative/executive assistant and medical secretary.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, DACC is ranked #1,832 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

DACC is also ranked #77 out of 102 schools in Illinois.

See all of the rankings for Danville Area Community College.

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

The student to faculty ratio at Danville Area Community College is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 54%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  54 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 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

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

Danville Area Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,171 undergraduates at DACC with 797 being full-time and 1,374 being part-time.

How Much Does Danville Area Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DACC is $5,399. 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 DACC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,416 $5,890 $7,443 $10,960 $9,292

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At DACC, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $2,806 a year. That adds up to $11,224 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DACC is 12.2%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from DACC make about $28,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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

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

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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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,230 students took at least one online class at Danville Area Community College. This is an increase from the 1,025 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,230 553
2018-2019 1,025 271
2017-2018 1,033 312
2016-2017 955 287
2015-2016 966 272

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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