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Danville Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Danville 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. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Danville Community College Ranked?

2023 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 Community College was awarded 54 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is engineering technologies.

Overall Quality

Danville Community College landed the #1,368 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Danville Community College held the #2,089 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 65 colleges in Virginia, Danville Community College is ranked at #35.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Danville Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Danville Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Danville Community College admissions.

Danville 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 Danville Community College, this rate is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 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 Community College is 39%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  39 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Danville 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 Danville Community College this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100
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Danville Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,411 undergraduates at Danville Community College with 903 being full-time and 1,508 being part-time.

How Much Does Danville Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Danville Community College is $7,823. 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 Danville Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,082 $7,343 $9,053 $11,201 $12,270

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 Danville Community College, 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 Danville Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $5,408 a year. That adds up to $21,632 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Danville Community College is 12.0%. 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 Danville Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Danville Community College make about $28,649 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 33% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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

Location of Danville Community College

Danville Community College is a public institution situated in Danville, Virginia. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Danville draws many to the area.

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Contact details for Danville Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1008 S Main St, Danville, VA 24541-4004
Phone: 434-797-2222
Website: https://www.danville.edu/

Danville Community College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 12 majors graduated from Danville Community College. Of these students, 147 received undergraduate degrees and 63 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.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Accounting 34 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 7 NA
Business Administration & Management 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Industrial Production Technology 0 NA
General Engineering 0 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 0 NA
Allied Health Professions 0 NA
Nursing 0 NA

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

Online Learning at Danville Community College

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, 1,434 students took at least one online class at Danville Community College. This is an increase from the 729 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,434 985
2018-2019 729 152
2017-2018 716 151
2016-2017 557 99
2015-2016 575 94

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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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