Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) welcomes students who wish to learn new skills, prepare for a career, or transfer to a four-year college or university. Any person who has a high school diploma or the equivalent, or who is 18 years of age and able to benefit from a program at the College, may be admitted. We have a caring, supportive faculty and staff, and up-to-date technology. Our Library is well equipped, and our Achievement Center will meet your needs for tutoring support.

Students in Classroom

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As a community college, DSLCC strives to fully meet the diverse needs of everyone we serve and those whom we hope to serve in the future.In its history spanning over fifty years, DSLCC has assisted thousands of students. These individuals enrolled to acquire knowledge, prepare for a job, earn credits to transfer to a four-year college or university, learn a new hobby, learn ways in which to be a more informed citizen, or brush up on basic skills they need as a foundation for further study.

WVA Reciprocity Agreement

Through this reciprocity agreement, students at DSLCC and New River Community College & Technical College (WVA) can attend all classes at the partner institution and qualify for in-state tuition rates.

Student and Teacher in Classroom

Placement Testing & SAT/ACT Scores

Placement testing is required of all students enrolling in a program or taking English and math classes unless you meet exemption criteria established by the admissions office.  If you are not sure which test(s) you need to take, check with the admissions office or your DSLCC Academic Advisor.

Paying For College

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) welcomes students who wish to learn new skills, prepare for a career, or transfer to a four-year college or university. Any person who has a high school diploma or the equivalent, or who is 18 years of age and able to benefit from a program at the College, may be admitted. We have a caring, supportive faculty and staff, and up-to-date technology. Our Library is well equipped, and our Achievement Center will meet your needs for tutoring support.