Top Lancaster Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, serving 7,536 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 44:1.

Top Lancaster, PA Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
    Lancaster PA  17602
    (717)293-5000

    4,952 students
  • 204 N Prince St
    Lancaster PA  17608
    (800)689-0379

    224 students
  • 410 N Lime Street
    Lancaster PA  17602
    (717)544-4912

    1,447 students
  • 750 E King St
    Lancaster PA  17602
    (717)299-7731

    913 students
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