Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,620
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Lehigh Carbon Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Lehigh Carbon Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,000 and in-state students paid $6,000.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$5,142
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$6,000
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$9,000
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of Lehigh Carbon Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,095 (which is 6.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2016-2017, was 373, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,422 (which is 3% below the national average.)

$4,095
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,422
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
77%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lehigh Carbon Community College has enrolled a total of 6,620 students (2,502 students full-time and 4,118 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,620 students, 461 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 840 students for distance studies.

6,620
Total Enrollment
461
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 60%

Hispanic: 20%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 25% 614
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 19% 467 155
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 9% 230 0
Education 7% 161 49
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 147 47
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 74
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 62
Psychology 2% 56
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 56
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 50

Graduation & Dropout Rates

17%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lehigh Carbon Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

11%
Still enrolled
49%
Dropout rate
24%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Lehigh Carbon Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,700. Last year, out of the total 2,263 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,969 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,446 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,079 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,700 $32,600
Employment Rate 87% 85%
Total Graduates 2,263 2,446

Campus Location

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