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Danville Community College
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Danville Community College

Danville, VA

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. 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.

Danville Community College 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.

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Applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if ...see moreApplicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
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Danville Community College placement for math includes a 530 or above on the SAT; a 22 or above on the ACT; a 165 or ...see moreDanville Community College placement for math includes a 530 or above on the SAT; a 22 or above on the ACT; a 165 or above on the GED- Math; or take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT). If a student has a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and has earned a C or higher in Algebra I, then they are considered to have satisfied MTE 1-3. If a student has a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and has earned a C or higher in Algebra II, then they are considered to have satisfied MTE 1-5. If a student has a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and has earned a C or higher in Algebra II and one algebra intensive course, then they are considered to have satisfied MTE 1-9. Danville Community College placement for English includes a 480 or above on the SAT; an 18 or above on the ACT; a 165 or above on the GED- English; or take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT). If a student has a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, they are placed in ENG 111.
Essay
Danville Community College does not have an essay requirement for admission.
Interview
Danville Community College does not have an interview requirement for admission.
Letter of Recommendation
Danville Community College does not require letters of recommendation for admission.
Application Fee
There is no application fee at Danville Community College.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
All students who are initially placed in a program (including Developmental Studies) are placed in a catalog year at the...see moreAll students who are initially placed in a program (including Developmental Studies) are placed in a catalog year at the same time.
Freshman Definition
Danville Community College does not have a freshman definition.
Application Types
Danville Community College has one standard application in our open admissions policy.
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Course Transfer Criteria
Minimum grade for course to transfer is a C.
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New applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades,...see moreNew applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Essay
Danville Community College does not have an essay requirement for admission.
Letters of Recommendation
Danville Community College does not require letters of recommendation for admission.
Interview
Danville Community College does not have an interview requirement for admission.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Danville Community College has Guaranteed Admissions Agreements with many public and private four-year institutions in t...see moreDanville Community College has Guaranteed Admissions Agreements with many public and private four-year institutions in the commonwealth. These transfer partnerships assist students in making a smooth transition from one institution to the next by maximizing community college credits. It?s never too early to begin planning for a smooth transfer to another institution. Your decisions and commitment to a specific program and university directly impact the success of transferring credits. The longer you wait to make a decision, the more you risk delaying degree completion. We recommend the following: 1) By the time you have earned 15 credits, declare your intent to transfer. 2) By the time you are mid-way through your academic program, declare your major and university.
Application Fee
There is no application fee at Danville Community College.
Transfer Admissions
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Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Credit may be granted for prior learning for non-collegiate education, training, and/or occupational experiences as reco...see moreCredit may be granted for prior learning for non-collegiate education, training, and/or occupational experiences as recommended by college faculty, ACE, the National College Credit Recommendation Service, or another college-approved organization. Students may be awarded college credit if they can demonstrate previous educational study or training/work experience that entitles them to credit for specific courses applicable to their program of study. Documentation for special training or experience must be submitted with the request for credit and will be retained in the student?s file. The supporting documentation must include samples of work or projects completed. Students wishing to be awarded previous completion credit for a specific course should contact the appropriate division office in which the course is taught. DCC reserves the right to place a time limit on prior learning experiences for which advanced standing may be granted. The division dean, in consultation with the admissions coordinator, will determine if courses taken more than five years previously can be used in the student?s current program of study.
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Online Degree Options Available
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Summer Courses Available
Flexible Degree Options
High School Dual Enrollment
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Guaranteed Admissions
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Reverse Transfer
Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
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