Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville
PA, 18078-2598
Tel: (610)799-2121
7,128 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Lehigh Carbon Community College serves 7,128 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Lehigh Carbon Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown (5.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lehigh Carbon Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,128 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,128 students
1,287 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
31:1
Lehigh Carbon Community College student staff (2006-2011)
# Full-Time Students
2,544 students
832 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,584 students
1,021 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lehigh Carbon Community College sch enrollment Lehigh Carbon Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
16%
7%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Lehigh Carbon Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Lehigh Carbon Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Lehigh Carbon Community College More (2009-2012)
Lehigh Carbon Community College sch ethnicity Lehigh Carbon Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.35 0.45
Lehigh Carbon Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,510 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has declined by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,050 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,510 $5,845
Lehigh Carbon Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,050 $10,047
Lehigh Carbon Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Lehigh County Community College was officially established and empowered on March 31, 1966. Sponsorship of the community college totals 13 school districts including the nine Lehigh County school districts and four of the five Carbon County school districts. LCCC has established several off-campus sites. In August 1987 the college opened its downtown Allentown site in the Sovereign Building on Hamilton Mall. The city site was relocated in January 1999 and, in November of that year, was rededicated as the Donley Center. The Airport Site, adjacent to Lehigh Valley International Airport, and the Carbon Center in Nesquehoning were also established to make LCCC classes even more convenient and accessible. Beginning August 2003, the college extended its offerings to the Morgan Center in Tamaqua. The new Technology Center on the Schnecksville campus opened in conjunction with the start of the spring semester on Jan. 19, 2004. The 50,000-square-foot building houses numerous classrooms and laboratories for the college's Industrial Technology, Computer Information Systems, and Digital Media & the Arts programs. The college is authorized to award the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Science Degree, the Associate in Applied Science Degree, certificates, and diplomas in specialized career areas. Lehigh Carbon Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The college is approved as an institution of higher education by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Did You Know?
For Lehigh County, PA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,540 per year for in-state students and $9,690 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,275 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Lehigh County, PA 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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Lehigh County, PA is Pennsylvania School of Business. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.