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Davidson County Community College Overview

Located in Thomasville, North Carolina, Davidson County Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of DCCC.

What Is Davidson County Community College Known For?

1,859 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at DCCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 30% of the faculty were full-time.

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Davidson County 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.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DCCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Zoology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular General Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#90 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#99 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Davidson County Community College?

Location of Davidson County Community College

Contact details for DCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 297 Dccc Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385
Phone: 336-249-8186

How Do I Get Into DCCC?

You can apply to DCCC online at:

Davidson County Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Davidson County Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
19.3% 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 DCCC, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $5,515 a year. That adds up to $22,060 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DCCC is 19.3%. 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.

Davidson County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,423 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,734 undergraduate students at DCCC, with 1,423 being full-time and 2,311 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  DCCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,423 full-time undergraduates at DCCC, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  DCCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of DCCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 170
Hispanic or Latino 83
White 1,034
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 106

Online Learning at Davidson County Community College

662 Took All Classes Online
1,907 Took At Least One Class Online
5.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,907 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 28th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of DCCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Davidson County Community College was 5.8%. This is the #1,612 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DCCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of DCCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 75%
Business Administration & Management 39%
Business, Management & Marketing 32%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 27%
Fire Protection 49%
Health Professions 19%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 34%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 25%
Liberal Arts General Studies 25%
Mental & Social Health Services 83%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at DCCC 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 DCCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Fire Protection #34
Mental & Social Health Services #47
Allied Health Professions #68
Accounting #183
Health & Medical Administrative Services #230
Criminal Justice & Corrections #283
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #322
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #346
Liberal Arts General Studies #346

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%.

Davidson County 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 0 296 0 296
Business Administration & Management 171 34 46 251
Computer Information Systems 118 24 2 144
Criminal Justice & Corrections 113 19 0 132
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 107 11 11 129
Precision Metal Working 89 21 9 119
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 91 0 22 113
Teacher Education Grade Specific 44 15 16 75
Allied Health Professions 40 31 0 71
Fire Protection 60 10 0 70
Nursing 0 66 0 66
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 26 27 56
Accounting 28 7 6 41
Ground Transportation 41 0 0 41
Legal Support Services 26 14 0 40
Cosmetology 16 0 18 34
Human Development & Family Studies 33 0 0 33
Educational Administration 25 0 0 25
Zoology 0 24 0 24
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 19 0 0 19
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 5 10 15
General Engineering Technology 4 5 5 14
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 4 10 0 14
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 13 0 13
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 8 4 12
Mental & Social Health Services 6 6 0 12
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,038 645 176 1,859


*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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