Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
Tel: (610)799-2121
6,242 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Lehigh Carbon Community College serves 6,242 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 39% 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

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

Student Body

The student population of 6,242 teachers has declined by 15% 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 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,242 students
1,282 students
# Full-Time Students
2,749 students
810 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,493 students
1,017 students
Lehigh Carbon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
61%
57%
Lehigh Carbon Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
21%
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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. 0.35 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,540 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,690 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,540 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,690 $10,294
Source: 2013 (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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Lehigh, 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 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Lehigh, PA is Pennsylvania School of Business. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.