• Lehigh Carbon Community College prepares students with career-focused programs and transfer degrees for those interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree. At LCCC, students who start here can truly go anywhere!

School Highlights

Lehigh Carbon Community College serves 6,265 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,265 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,100
  • Out-state tuition: $12,960
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lehigh Carbon Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 452 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lehigh Carbon Community College
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
452 staff
56 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
90
21

Student Body

The student population of Lehigh Carbon Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Lehigh Carbon Community College diversity score of 0.59 is equal to the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,265 students
419 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,190 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,075 students
165 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
6,265 students
297 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
166 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
313 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
27%
9%
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% Black
7%
12%
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% White
57%
61%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
11%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.59
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
6.37%
0.91%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,900
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $9,555. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,960 is less than the state average of $14,397. The out-state tuition has grown by 49% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,100
$9,555
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,960
$14,397
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Tuition Notes
Annual
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
40%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$13,620
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,234
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Acceptance Rate
100%
85%
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SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Founded in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College serves nearly 10,000 students from Lehigh, Carbon, Schuylkill and surrounding counties offering more than 90 programs of study including healthcare, information technology, criminal justice, education and business administration. From the main campus in Schnecksville and modern sites in Allentown, Tamaqua and Lehigh Valley International Airport, Lehigh Carbon offers two-year associate degrees, certificate and specialized diploma programs, and workforce training for students studying either full-time, part-time or online.
Profile last updated: 08/09/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lehigh Carbon Community College cost?

Lehigh Carbon Community College's tuition is approximately $5,100 for In-State students and $12,960 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Lehigh Carbon Community College?

The acceptance rate of Lehigh Carbon Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 85%.

What sports does Lehigh Carbon Community College offer?

Lehigh Carbon Community College offers 6 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.

What is Lehigh Carbon Community College's ranking?

Lehigh Carbon Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,265 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,100
  • Out-state tuition: $12,960
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Verified school update

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