DCC Facts 2021-2022

Danville Community College is a two-year institution of higher education under the state-wide Virginia Community College System. DCC's service area includes the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Halifax County. DCC is committed to providing quality comprehensive higher education and workforce programs and services to promote student success and to enhance business and community development.

DCC values the multicultural diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to creating and nurturing a campus environment which both welcomes and empowers all individuals. We recognize cultural differences of background, experience, and national origin, and we seek to promote the common bonds of humanity which cross the boundaries of cultural difference.

The college embraces the following core values:

Innovation
We value innovative thinking, improving processes, and implementing new ideas for success.

Accessibility
We provide access to ensure that all students are able to participate in and benefit from learning opportunities.

Momentum
We meet people where they are, create a supportive learning and working environment, and help them to identify goals and develop a clear path to success.

Dignity
We foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that welcomes and respects everyone for who they are and who they will become.

Courage
We courageously take initiative and action to continuously improve and stand up for what’s right with integrity.

Commitment
We are dedicated to assisting our students, partners, and employees to reach their full potential.

  College Information

Location Danville, Virginia
Year Founded 1966
Accrediting Body SACSCOC
Highest Degree Level Offered Associate Degree (Level 1 Institution)
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Our Mission

Danville Community College is committed to providing quality comprehensive higher education and workforce programs and services to promote student success and to enhance business and community development.

Our Vision

DCC will be the college of choice in our region for exemplary educational programs and services.

Read our strategic plan.

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  Awards

Awards Offered

Total 103
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) 23
Associate of Arts & Science (AA&S) 6
Associate of Science (AS) 1
Career Studies Certificate (CSC) 56
Certificate (CERT) 10
Diploma (DIPL) 7

Awards Conferred (AY 2021-2022)

Total 780
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) 133
Associate of Arts & Science (AA&S) 75
Associate of Science (AS) 2
Career Studies Certificate (CSC) 326
Certificate (CERT) 177
Diploma (DIPL) 67

  Graduates and Awards Conferred by Academic Year

  Top 10 Programs of Study (Awards Conferred)

Top Disciplines by Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP)

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (24.xxxx)
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs (51.xxxx)
  3. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47.xxxx)
  4. Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians (15.xxxx)
  5. Precision Production (48.xxxx)
  6. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (52.xxxx)
  7. Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (19.xxxx)
  8. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11.xxxx)
  9. Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services (10.xxxx)
  10. Visual and Performing Arts (50.xxxx)

Striving for Excellence


131

Industry Credentials Awarded to Students


36%

of Students Earned Two or More Awards

  Cost of Attendance

In-State

Total $11,125 - $18,002
Tuition and fees $4,725
Books and supplies $1,500
Room and board  
Off Campus $6,877
Off Campus with Family  
Other expenses $4,900

Out-of-State

Total $17,128 - $24,005
Tuition and fees $10,728
Books and supplies $1,500
Room and board  
Off Campus $6,877
Off Campus with Family  
Other expenses $4,900

Source: IPEDS Profile

  Headcount and FTEs by Academic Year

FTE (Full-Time Equivalent): A standardized measure of enrollment that converts part-time student activity to equivalents of full-time student activity.
Annual FTEs = Total Annual Credit Hours Taken ÷ 30

  Student Profile [1]

Enrollment (AY 2021-2022)

Total 3,522 100%
Credit 3,134 89%
Non-Credit 388 11%

Academic Load

Total 3,134 100%
Full-time students 589 19%
Part-time students 2,545 81%

First Generation Status

Total 3,134 100%
First generation student 262 8%
Not a first generation student 2,872 92%

Online Students

Total 3,134 100%
Enrolled in online and face-to-face classes 959 31%
Enrolled in online classes only 737 24%
Enrolled in face-to-face classes only 1,438 46%

High School Dual Enrollment

Total 3,134 100%
Dual enrollment student 1,155 37%
Regular, non-dual student 1,979 63%

Military

Total 3,134 100%
No Military Service 2,962 95%
Military Service 172 5%
Active 8 5%
Dependent 83 48%
Reserve 2 1%
Retired 0 0%
Spouse 9 5%
Veteran 70 41%

Diversity

Total 3,134 100%
African American or Black 857 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 0%
Asian 34 1%
Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino 167 5%
Two or More Races 93 3%
White 1,930 62%
Not Reported 43 1%

Gender

Total 3,134 100%
Female 1,851 59%
Male 1,263 40%
Not Reported 20 1%

Age Distribution

Total 3,134 100%
17 or younger 1,069 34%
18 to 21 1,028 33%
22 to 24 273 9%
25 to 34 382 12%
35 to 44 239 8%
45 to 59 121 4%
60 and older 22 1%

Residency

Total 3,134 100%
In-state resident 3,097 99%
Out-of-state resident 37 1%

  Campus Facilities

Main Campus

Building Total Square Feet
Carrington Center 4,240
Clement LRC 30,350
Foundation Hall 27,060
Hawkins EIT Center 44,112
Hill Building 16,630
Kiwanis-Lions Center 7,554
Student Center 4,930
Taylor Building 26,440
Temple Building 30,640
Womack Hall 4,930
Wyatt Building 30,640
Zechman Center/Maintenance 7,400

Off-Campus

Building Total Square Feet
Regional Center for Advanced Technology & Training (RCATT) 23,560
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) 115,000

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  Employees [1]

Employment Status

Total 247 100%
Full-time employees 128 52%
Part-time employees 119 48%

Gender

Total 247 100%
Female 127 51%
Male 120 49%

Race/Ethnicity

Total 247 100%
African American or Black 61 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 1%
Asian 2 1%
Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino 3 1%
Two or More Races 2 1%
White 174 70%
Not Reported 3 1%

Full-Time Instructional Faculty

Total 54 100%
Assistant Professor 9 17%
Associate Professor 14 26%
Instructor 19 35%
Lecturer 5 9%
Professor 7 13%

Gender and Ethnicity

Total 247 100%
Female 127 51%
African American or Black 38 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 2%
Asian 1 1%
Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino 3 2%
Two or More Races 0 0%
White 81 64%
Not Reported 2 2%
Male 120 49%
African American or Black 23 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0 0%
Asian 1 1%
Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino 0 0%
Two or More Races 2 2%
White 93 78%
Not Reported 1 1%

[1] Some percentages may differ slightly due to rounding.

Contacts

Cory Potter

Cory Potter

Director of Institutional Planning, Effectiveness, and Research SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison
Justin Nichols

Justin Nichols

Research Analyst and Assessment Coordinator