Danville Area Community College, as an institution of higher education, has a responsibility to disclose information with respect to completion or graduation rates and campus safety policies and procedures to current and prospective students and employees for enrollment or employment. The college will prepare, publish, and distribute information regarding completion or graduation rates and campus policies, procedures, and crime statistics as required by the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 (PL 101-542) and as amended by the Higher Education Technical Amendment of 1991 (PL 102-26).
Every year, Danville Area Community College will prepare, publish, and distribute for disclosure of the following to current and prospective students and employees for enrollment or employment:
Danville Area Community College is pleased to provide the following information regarding our institution’s graduation/completion and transfer-out rates. The information is provided in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The rates reflect the graduation, completion and transfer-out status of students who enrolled during the 2016-17 school year and for whom 150% of the normal time-to-completion has elapsed.
|Fall 2017 Cohort||DACC Number||DACC Percentage||All Illinois Community College Number||All Illinois Community Colleges Percentage|
|First-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking students||299||N/A||27,733||N/A|
|Graduation Rate: Completed degree or certificate within 150% of scheduled time (3 years)||128||43%||9,043||33%|
Transfer-Out Rate: Transferred to another school within 150% of scheduled time (3 years); did not
complete degree or certificate
|Successful Progress Rate: Includes graduated, transferred, and still enrolled||190||64%||17,243||62%|
SOURCE: ICCB GRS Report for DACC and all Illinois Community Colleges, April 2020
During the fall semester of 2017, 299 first-time, full-time, certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students entered Danville Area Community College. After 3 years (or as of August 31, 2020), 43% of these students had graduated from our institution or completed their programs and 16% had transferred to other higher education institutions. The statistics released by the Illinois Community College Board also reflect how first-time, full-time certificate/degree-seeking students who entered Danville Area Community College in Fall 2017 compared with other community college students in the State of Illinois.
While reviewing this information, please bear in mind:
Detailed reports, including race/ethnicity and gender comparisons, are available at the following links:
For additional information on DACC Data and student outcomes, contact the DACC Institutional Effectiveness Office at (217) 443-8856 or visit the DACC Data page at https://www.dacc.edu/depts/ier/data.