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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?

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 Community College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Danville Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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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.

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Danville Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Danville Community College is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Danville 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 Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Danville Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,813 undergraduates at Danville Community College with 1,054 being full-time and 1,759 being part-time.

Danville Community College 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 Danville Community College is 37.00 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  37.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Danville Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Danville Community College is $7,742. 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 +
$6,783 $7,031 $8,947 $11,292 $12,067

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

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 Danville Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $4,208 a year. That adds up to $16,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Danville Community College is 16.5%. 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 Danville Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Danville Community College make around $25,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 37% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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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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Location of Danville Community College

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

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 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, 716 students took at least one online class at Danville Community College. This is an increase from the 557 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 716 151
2016-2017 557 99
2015-2016 575 94
2014-2015 607 97
2013-2014 647 115

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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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