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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Lehigh Carbon Community College is one of 3 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 113% 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
62 staff
Lehigh Carbon Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,320 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 32:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,320 students 1,371 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
Lehigh Carbon Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,525 students
779 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,254 students
1,083 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lehigh Carbon Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
17%
20%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
15%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
65%
49%
Lehigh Carbon Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Lehigh Carbon Community College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
7%
6%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
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 (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,800 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has declined by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,340 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,800 $5,664
Lehigh Carbon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,340 $10,360
Lehigh Carbon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,
Source: 2014 (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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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,366 per year for in-state students and $13,153 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,590 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.