Lehigh Valley College

2809 East Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034
Tel: (610)791-5100 x 5286
207 students
Private, for-profit
Lehigh Valley College has been providing students with personalized career training for over 135 years. Formerly Allentown Business School, Lehigh Valley College has continually evolved our approach in order to offer each of our students the chance to make a difference in today’s job market. While our programs have changed to reflect society’s needs, we’ve remained committed to offering industry-current training designed to deliver excellent employment opportunities.
School Highlights:
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Lehigh Valley College serves 207 students
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Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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Lehigh Valley College is one of 5 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
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The nearest community college is International Institute for Restorative Practices (4.48 miles away).

School Overview

Lehigh Valley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Private For-profit Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 years but < 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 207 teachers has grown by 840% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment 207 students 1,282 students
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
4% 7%
% Black
8% 12%
% White
23% 57%
% Unknown races
64% 3%
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. 0.54 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Lehigh Valley College is located just outside of Allentown, Pennsylvania, on a beautiful 30-acre campus. Within an hour's drive of Bethlehem, Easton, and Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley College is also less than two hours from Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and New York City. The college offers degrees, diploma and certificates in Accounting, Information Technologies, Criminal Justice, Digital Photography, Internet Technologies, Early Childhood Education, Fashion Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Management/Marketing, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Paralegal Studies, Network Support and Visual Communications. The college provides hands-on industry training. Students learn by doing, using the same techniques and tools utilized by professionals in their desired fields. Day, evening, and Saturday classes are available, allowing students to work full-time while taking classes.

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Did You Know?
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 higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Lehigh, PA is Pennsylvania School of Business. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.