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Lehigh Carbon Community College Overview

Lehigh Carbon Community College is a public institution located in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania. Schnecksville is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Lehigh Carbon Community College Known For?

876 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at LCCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 19% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lehigh Carbon Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

LCCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#396 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LCCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#137 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#155 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lehigh Carbon Community College?

Location of Lehigh Carbon Community College

Contact details for LCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
Phone: 610-799-2121
Website: www.lccc.edu

How Do I Get Into LCCC?

You can apply to LCCC online at: https://www.lccc.edu/admissions/apply

Lehigh Carbon Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Lehigh Carbon Community College?

39% Take Out Loans
15.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LCCC, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $4,685 a year. That adds up to $18,740 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LCCC is 15.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Lehigh Carbon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,403 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,843 undergraduate students at LCCC, with 2,403 being full-time and 4,440 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LCCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,403 full-time undergraduates at LCCC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LCCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lehigh Carbon Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LCCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 170
Hispanic or Latino 651
White 1,311
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 202

Over 22 countries are represented at LCCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Haiti, Vietnam, and China.

Online Learning at Lehigh Carbon Community College

317 Took All Classes Online
2,129 Took At Least One Class Online
-10.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,129 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LCCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 39th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LCCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lehigh Carbon Community College was -10.7%. This is the #2,582 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LCCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LCCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Support & Assistant Services 25%
Education 34%
General Education 46%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LCCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LCCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching Assistants #26
Entrepreneurial Studies #113
General Education #132
Business Support & Assistant Services #180
Human Resource Management #184
Special Education #214
General Business/Commerce #221
Teacher Education Grade Specific #336
Accounting #352
Criminal Justice & Corrections #485

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lehigh Carbon Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 113 0 113
Nursing 0 100 0 100
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 81 0 81
Business Administration & Management 0 45 0 45
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 37 3 44
Health & Medical Administrative Services 6 33 0 39
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 39 39
General Business/Commerce 0 32 5 37
Health Sciences & Services 0 35 0 35
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8 19 0 27
General Education 0 24 0 24
Design & Applied Arts 0 23 0 23
Computer Information Systems 0 19 0 19
Computer Systems Networking 0 18 0 18
Communication & Media Studies 0 17 0 17
Legal Support Services 0 12 5 17
Computer Programming 0 16 0 16
Fine & Studio Arts 0 16 0 16
Audiovisual Communications 0 15 0 15
Human Resource Management 0 10 4 14
General Psychology 0 13 0 13
Social Work 0 11 0 11
General Biology 0 10 0 10
Accounting 0 7 3 10
Hospitality Management 0 8 0 8
Graphic Communications 0 7 0 7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 5 2 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
General Engineering 0 6 0 6
Teaching Assistants 0 5 0 5
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Physical Science Technicians 0 5 0 5
Air Transportation 0 5 0 5
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 4 4
Building Management & Inspection 0 4 0 4
Construction 0 3 0 3
Special Education 0 3 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 0 3 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 2 0 2
Information Technology 0 2 0 2
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 2 0 2
Natural Resources Conservation 0 2 0 2
Health & Physical Education 0 2 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 2
General Physical Sciences 0 2 0 2
Human Services 0 2 0 2
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 1 1
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Geography & Cartography 0 1 0 1
Nanotechnology 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 20 790 66 876

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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