Lehigh Valley College

2809 East Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034
Tel: (610)791-5100 x 5286
207 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Lehigh Valley College has been providing students with personalized career training for over 135 years. Formerly Allentown Business School, Lehigh Valley College has continually evolved our approach in order to offer each of our students the chance to make a difference in today’s job market. While our programs have changed to reflect society’s needs, we’ve remained committed to offering industry-current training designed to deliver excellent employment opportunities.
School Highlights
Lehigh Valley College serves 207 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Lehigh Valley College is one of 3 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
The nearest community college is Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

Lehigh Valley College (PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Private For-profit Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private not-for-profit

Student Body

The student population of 207 has grown by 840% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 207 students 371 students
Lehigh Valley College Total Enrollment (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
100%
11%
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. 0.00 0.55
Lehigh Valley College Diversity Score (2009-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 95%
Lehigh Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2013-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lehigh Valley College is located just outside of Allentown, Pennsylvania, on a beautiful 30-acre campus. Within an hour's drive of Bethlehem, Easton, and Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley College is also less than two hours from Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and New York City. The college offers degrees, diploma and certificates in Accounting, Information Technologies, Criminal Justice, Digital Photography, Internet Technologies, Early Childhood Education, Fashion Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Management/Marketing, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Paralegal Studies, Network Support and Visual Communications. The college provides hands-on industry training. Students learn by doing, using the same techniques and tools utilized by professionals in their desired fields. Day, evening, and Saturday classes are available, allowing students to work full-time while taking classes.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,120 per year for in-state students and $11,370 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,915 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.