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Dyersburg State Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Dyersburg State Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Dyersburg State Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

DSCC 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 DSCC?

Acceptance Rate

Since Dyersburg State Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Dyersburg State Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Dyersburg State Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 Dyersburg State Community College is 35%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  35 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dyersburg State 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 Dyersburg State Community College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  50 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at DSCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,843 undergraduates at DSCC with 1,174 being full-time and 1,669 being part-time.

DSCC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for DSCC is 20.24 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  20.24 out of 100
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How Much Does Dyersburg State Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of DSCC is $6,153. 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 DSCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,663 $6,294 $7,684 $9,834 $8,889

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 DSCC, 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 DSCC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $2,841 a year. That adds up to $11,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DSCC is 16.8%. 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 DSCC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from DSCC make around $27,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 31% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College is a public institution located in Dyersburg, Tennessee. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Dyersburg draws many to the area.

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Location of Dyersburg State Community College

Contact details for DSCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1510 Lake Rd, Dyersburg, TN 38024-2411
Phone: 731-286-3200

Dyersburg State Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at DSCC

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, 1,299 students took at least one online class at Dyersburg State Community College. This is an increase from the 1,042 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,299 563
2016-2017 1,042 409
2015-2016 902 335
2014-2015 942 342
2013-2014 991 391

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