Danville Community College

Danville, VA 24541
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Danville Community College (DCC) is located in Danville, Virginia. This is a two-year college that is a part of the Virginia Community College System. The roots of this school can be traced all the way back to 1936. It was originally known as Danville Textile School and has evolved significantly to become what it is today. DCC has an 86-acre campus that provides students with everything that they need to have a great academic experience. It provides comprehensive higher education and workforce programs to the community. There are many associate’s degree options as well as certificate programs. Students can also transfer their credits over to many four-year universities.

The nursing program at DCC gives students the ability to pursue two paths. There is a registered nursing associate’s degree path and a licensed practical nursing certificate path. There is also an LPN-to-RN option that is available for students who qualify. Students will be taught all of the best nursing techniques while being given chances to develop their skills. The curriculum involves being taught theory while also being able to practice everything in the state-of-the-art nursing simulation lab.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students3,101
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 25
Certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$142/credit
In State Students$142/credit
Out of State Students$318/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,390 $6,390 $14,310
ADN 70 $9,940 $9,940 $22,260
BSN 125 $17,750 $17,750 $39,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of Danville Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 66% $4,211
Other Federal Grant 4% $708
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $1,104
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $1,241
Federal Student Loans 12% $4,532
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,839
$30,001 to $48,000$7,144
$48,001 to $75,000$8,922
$75,001 to $110,000$10,720
Over $110,000$11,708

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.
Danville Community College
1008 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541

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