Dabney S. Lancaster Community College: Narrative Description

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100 Dabney Dr., PO Box 1000
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Tel: (540)863-2800
Admissions: (540)863-2812
Fax: (540)863-2915
Web Site: http://www.dl.vccs.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Virginia Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 117-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 1,443. Students come from 5 states and territories, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 59% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Placement: CGP required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1633 full-time, $68.05 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5172 full-time, $215.50 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 37,716 books and 376 serials.

Community Environment:

A rural community, Clifton Forge is served by limited modes of transportation. Libraries, churches of major denominations, a hospital, and various civic and service organizations are part of the community. Some part-time job opportunities are available. A state park, lakes and streams provide facilities for fishing and outdoor sports; other activities include baseball, basketball, football, tennis, canoeing, backpacking and skiing.

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