Lehigh Carbon Community College

  • 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 lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Lehigh Carbon Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 452 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lehigh Carbon Community College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty452 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lehigh Carbon Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The Lehigh Carbon Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,265 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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# Full-Time Students2,190 students361 students
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# Part-Time Students4,075 students210 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
26%
9%
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% Black
7%
16%
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% White
56%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
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College Completion Rate
17%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,900$34,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,800 is less than the state average of $9,886. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,060 is less than the state average of $14,398. The out-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,800$9,886
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,060$14,398
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Tuition NotesAnnual
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid40%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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