Davidson County Community College

Thomasville, NC 27360
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Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is located in Thomasville, North Carolina. DCCC was established back in 1963 and it currently has more than 5700 students at multiple campuses. This two-year college offers students a wide range of different certificates, diplomas, and associate’s degrees. There are more than 50 academic programs available for students to consider, making it easy to find the perfect fit. DCCC is accredited by the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools. The school also has a successful athletics department and competes as part of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

The DCCC nursing program allows students to pursue an associate’s degree in nursing. Students in this nursing program have been able to find great success as nursing professionals and the success rates for this school on the NCLEX-RN licensure exam have regularly been higher than the national average. The associate’s degree in nursing program at DCCC is fully approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students3,627
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 46
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 14
Certificate 1 59
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 94.2%
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1993 - 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$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/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 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
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, 71% of Davidson County 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 54% $5,034
Other Federal Grant 6% $339
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $1,689
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $722
Federal Student Loans 18% $6,083
Private Loans -- $4,000


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$6,836
$30,001 to $48,000$7,061
$48,001 to $75,000$7,774
$75,001 to $110,000$10,977
Over $110,000$12,463

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

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