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Danville Community College Overview

Located in Danville, Virginia, Danville Community College is a public institution. Danville is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Danville Community College Known For?

730 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Danville Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 37% of the faculty were full-time.

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Danville Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Danville Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#560 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Danville Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#90 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Danville Community College?

Location of Danville Community College

Contact details for Danville Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1008 S Main St, Danville, VA 24541-4004
Phone: 434-797-2222

How Do I Get Into Danville Community College?

You can apply to Danville Community College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Danville Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Danville Community College?

13% Take Out Loans
16.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Danville Community College, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $4,208 a year. That adds up to $16,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Danville Community College is 16.5%. 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.

Danville Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,054 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,813 undergraduate students at Danville Community College, with 1,054 being full-time and 1,759 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Danville Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,054 full-time undergraduates at Danville Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Danville Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Danville Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Danville Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 18
Black or African American 276
Hispanic or Latino 57
White 642
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 58

Online Learning at Danville Community College

151 Took All Classes Online
716 Took At Least One Class Online
9.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 716 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Danville Community College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 56th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Danville Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Danville Community College was 9.8%. This is the #1,349 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Danville Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Danville Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Danville Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Administration & Management #449

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Danville Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 85 59 144
Precision Metal Working 2 0 52 54
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 53 0 0 53
Industrial Production Technology 19 23 4 46
Design & Applied Arts 45 0 0 45
Allied Health Professions 30 9 0 39
Human Development & Family Studies 15 18 0 33
Electronics Engineering Technology 17 0 14 31
Nursing 0 27 0 27
Computer Information Systems 6 20 0 26
Business Administration & Management 8 17 0 25
Graphic Communications 13 0 9 22
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 7 0 15 22
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 14 3 19
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 3 0 15 18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 15 0 0 15
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 15 0 0 15
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 14 14
Dental Support Services 14 0 0 14
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 14 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 9 5 14
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 10 0 2 12
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 0 0 8
General Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Construction 4 0 0 4
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 0 3
Information Technology 0 0 3 3
General Engineering 0 3 0 3
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 2 2
Food Processing 0 0 0 0
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Accounting 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Woodworking 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 289 230 211 730


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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