Luzerne County Community Colleges

There are 2 community colleges in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, serving 6,235 students.
The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Luzerne County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Pivate, for profit
    166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort PA  18704
    (570)288-8400

    186 students
  • 1333 South Prospect Street
    Nanticoke PA  18634
    (570)740-0200

    6,049 students
Recent Articles
January 16, 2017
A recent decision by the University of Minnesota will limit the number of transfer students it will accept. How will this decision impact community college students in the area?
January 16, 2017
We analyze a recent report from U.S. News that states politicians and business leaders are urging high schoolers to look at community college as a viable step after high school.
January 16, 2017
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