Luzerne County Community College

1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke
PA, 18634-3899
Tel: (570)740-0200
6,519 students
Public institution
Luzerne County Community College is a public learning institution primarily serving the residents of Luzerne and surrounding counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide excellence in education, guiding the learner in pursuit of educational and employment goals. The College offers educational programs that are accessible, affordable, and flexible in delivery, while maintaining an open door policy supported by comprehensive services. The learning environment fosters value for lifelong learning, respect to diversity, and development of students as contributing members of society. Partnerships with businesses, organizations, and other educational institutions are established in order to upgrade workforce development and to contribute to the economic and technological advancement of the communities served.
School Highlights:
Luzerne County Community College serves 6,519 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Luzerne County Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Luzerne County, PA.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Forty Fort (8.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Luzerne County Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,519 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,519 students
1,287 students
Luzerne County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,315 students
832 students
Luzerne County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,204 students
1,021 students
Luzerne County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Luzerne County Community College sch enrollment Luzerne County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Luzerne County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Luzerne County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Luzerne County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Luzerne County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Luzerne County Community College sch ethnicity Luzerne County 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. 0.17 0.45
Luzerne County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,810 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,020 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,810 $5,845
Luzerne County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,020 $10,047
Luzerne County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The permanent campus of Luzeme County Community College is situated at 1333 South Prospect Street in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. Of the fourteen buildings which make up the College's permanent facilities, the General Academic Buildings and the two Technical Arts Buildings contain classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices. The Medical Arts Complex consists of a dental arts facility, a nursing arts facility and the Career Services Office. Luzerne County Community College is the largest college in northeastern Pennsylvania. LCCC's 167-acre main campus is located in the center of Luzerne County Pennsylvania with 13 satellite campuses located throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. At Luzerne County Community College, we offer a multitude of quality and unique liberal arts and technology programs. Today, the college boasts more than 22,000 degree-bearing alumni. LCCC currently offers 16 degree programs in the Liberal Arts & Sciences; 47 Technical-Career Programs; 33 certificate programs; and 14 diploma programs. The College's top programs in terms of enrollment are General Studies, Education, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business Management Technology, Business Administration, and Computer Information Systems. Plus, LCCC offers hundreds of credit-free programs, making it the largest supplier of credit-free education in the area. Luzerne County Community College is a public, two-year comprehensive community college. The College is accredited by Commission on Higher Education Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,124 per year for in-state students and $10,370 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,097 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 73%. 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.