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Davidson County Community College Data & Information Overview

4 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
13% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Davidson County Community College Ranked?

#1,686 Best Colleges in Nation
#60 Best Colleges in NC
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Highest Ranked Major

2024 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 4 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is clinical/medical laboratory science.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked DCCC as #1,686 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list.

DCCC also holds the #60 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into DCCC?

Open Admissions Policy

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

17 to 1 Student to Faculty
30% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Davidson County 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

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

65% Freshmen Retention

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 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

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Davidson County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,537 Full-Time Undergraduates
23.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
62.6% Percent Women

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?

$8,115 Net Price
14% Take Out Loans
$28,096 Total Student Loans
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 14% of students took out student loans averaging $7,024 a year. That adds up to $28,096 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?

$29,265 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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

North Carolina State
1,537 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
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

22 Majors With Completions
591 Undergraduate Degrees
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

66% Take At Least One Class Online
32% Take All Classes Online

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 2020-2021, 2,402 students took at least one online class at Davidson County Community College. This is an increase from the 2,375 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 2,402 1,180
2019-2020 2,375 1,129
2018-2019 1,981 740
2017-2018 1,907 662
2016-2017 1,899 629

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.


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