Danville Area Community College
Danville, IL 61832-5118


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,666
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Danville Area Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Danville Area Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $4,038
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $4,038

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of Danville Area Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,022 (which is 7.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Danville Area Community College in 2016-2017, was 33, which is 10% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,553 (which is 22% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Danville Area Community College has enrolled a total of 2,666 students (1,019 students full-time and 1,647 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,666 students, 79 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 272 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Black/African American: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Danville Area Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 31% 638
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 20% 408
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 8% 155
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 94
Transportation And Materials Moving 3% 66
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 63
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 2% 44
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 40
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 38

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Danville Area Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Danville Area Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,100. Last year, out of the total 879 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 747 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 888 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 719 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $21,100 $26,800
Employment Rate 85% 81%
Total Graduates 879 888

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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