Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
Tel: (610)799-2121
6,320 students
Public institution
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School Highlights
Lehigh Carbon Community College serves 6,320 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Lehigh Carbon Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 452 teachers has grown by 117% over five years.
College Lehigh Carbon Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 452 staff
61 staff
Lehigh Carbon Community College Total Faculty (2006-2011)

Student Body

The student population of 6,320 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,320 students 1,315 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,525 students
815 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,254 students
1,061 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lehigh Carbon Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
17%
20%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
15%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
65%
49%
Lehigh Carbon Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Lehigh Carbon Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
7%
6%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Lehigh Carbon Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.70
Lehigh Carbon Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,800 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,340 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,800 $5,590
Lehigh Carbon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,340 $10,086
Lehigh Carbon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College serves nearly 7,000 students from Lehigh, Carbon, Schuylkill and surrounding counties offering more than 90 programs of study including healthcare, information technology, criminal justice, education and business administration. From the main campus in Schnecksville and modern sites in Allentown, Tamaqua, Jim Thorpe and Lehigh Valley International Airport, Lehigh Carbon offers two-year associate degrees, certificate and specialized diploma programs, and workforce training for students studying either full-time, part-time or online.

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