Luzerne County Community Colleges

In Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, you can find 2 community colleges serving 6,603 students.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is more than the state average of 26:1.

Luzerne County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 18704-Forty Fort
    Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Private for-profit
    166 Slocum Street
    Forty FortPA 18704
    (570)288-8400
    228 students
  • 18634-Nanticoke
    1333 South Prospect Street
    NanticokePA 18634
    (570)740-0200
    6,375 students
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,520 per year for in-state students and $13,155 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.