Danville Community College: Narrative Description

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1008 South Main St.
Danville, VA 24541-4088
Tel: (434)797-2222
Free: 800-560-4291
Admissions: (434)797-8490
Fax: (434)797-8541
Web Site: http://www.dcc.vccs.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Virginia Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 76-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 4,089. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. Full-time: 1,366 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 2,723 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 3 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Hispanic, 34% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.02% international, 58% 25 or older. Retention: 100% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2040 full-time, $68 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6486 full-time, $216.20 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $110 full-time, $3.65 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 41,600 books, 345 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 265 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Averett College.

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