Luzerne County Community College
Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,669
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
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
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
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

Luzerne County 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

Luzerne County Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,250 and in-state students paid $7,500.

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

$6,034
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$7,500
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,250
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 78% of Luzerne County Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 59% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,368

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Luzerne County Community College in 2016-2017, was 352, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,869 (which is 15.1% below the national average.)

$4,368
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,869
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
78%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Luzerne County Community College has enrolled a total of 5,669 students (2,526 students full-time and 3,143 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,669 students, 299 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 549 students for distance studies.

5,669
Total Enrollment
299
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 70%

Hispanic: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%

Black/African American: 4%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Luzerne County 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 29% 722
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 324 102
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 11% 282 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 6% 160
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 127
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 127
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 123 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 84 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 81
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 76

Graduation & Dropout Rates

16%
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 Luzerne County Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

18%
Still enrolled
45%
Dropout rate
21%
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

$25,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Luzerne County Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,600. Last year, out of the total 2,446 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,128 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,338 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,011 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,600 $31,000
Employment Rate 87% 86%
Total Graduates 2,446 2,338

Campus Location

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