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Davidson County Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Davidson County 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 Davidson County Community College Ranked?

2023 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.

Davidson County Community College was awarded 13 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked DCCC as #1,613 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when DCCC held the #2,167 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

DCCC is also ranked #56 out of 93 schools in North Carolina.

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Is It Hard to Get Into DCCC?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Davidson County 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 Davidson County Community College admissions.

Davidson County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Davidson County Community College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 Davidson County Community College is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  30 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Davidson County 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 Davidson County Community College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Davidson County Community College.

Davidson County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,765 undergraduates at DCCC with 1,537 being full-time and 2,228 being part-time.

How Much Does Davidson County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DCCC is $8,115. 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 DCCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,375 $7,914 $8,642 $12,561 $14,321

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 DCCC, 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 DCCC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $6,341 a year. That adds up to $25,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DCCC is 13.2%. 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 DCCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from DCCC make around $29,265 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 31% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Davidson County Community College make the most money.

Location of Davidson County Community College

Davidson County Community College is a public institution situated in Thomasville, North Carolina. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of DCCC.

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Contact details for DCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 297 Dccc Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385
Phone: 336-249-8186

Davidson County Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at DCCC

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 2019-2020, 2,375 students took at least one online class at Davidson County Community College. This is an increase from the 1,981 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,375 1,129
2018-2019 1,981 740
2017-2018 1,907 662
2016-2017 1,899 629
2015-2016 1,851 561

Learn more about online learning at Davidson County 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.