Lehigh Valley College

2809 East Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-0000
Tel: (610)791-5100 x 5286
  • 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
  • Lehigh Valley College serves 207 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Lehigh Valley College is one of 3 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Triangle Tech Inc-Bethlehem (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

    Lehigh Valley College(PA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Private For-profitBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
    Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of 207 has grown by 840% over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment207 students571 students
    Lehigh Valley College Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    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.0.000.57
    Lehigh Valley College Diversity Score (2010-2016)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%94%
      Lehigh Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2014-2016)
      Median Debt for Graduates-$13,000
      Median Debt for Dropouts-$6,246
      Source: 2016 (or 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?
      For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,656 per year for in-state students and $14,063 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,591 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

      The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 75%. 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.