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Lehigh Carbon Community College

Schnecksville, PA
  • Public
    2 year
  • 7,323
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:16
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 9%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $7,948
    Avg. Financial Aid
Founded in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) serves more than 7,000 students from Lehigh, Carbon, Schuylkill and surrounding counties offering more than 90 programs of study including healthcare, information technology, criminal justice, education, and business administration. From the main campus in Schnecksville and modern satellite campuses in Allentown, Tamaqua, Lehigh Valley International Airport, and Online, Lehigh Carbon offers two-year associate degrees, certificates, specialized diploma programs, and workforce training for students studying full-time or part-time.
Over 2,000 courses transfer into Lehigh Carbon Community College
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'LCCC' sign on building entrance
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Founded 1966
Total Faculty 88
Full-Time Undergraduate 2,725
Part-Time Undergraduate 4,598
Transfer Students 695
Programs 97 Programs
Courses 647 Courses
Transfer Agreements 233 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 2,200 incoming Equivalencies
7,876 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $6,540
Out-of-State Tuition $9,690
Books and Supplies $2,000
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 26%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $4,657
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 34%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $3,291

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
  • Percentage Accepted:
    100% of the applications received are generally accepted but admission to a specific program of study is not necessarily guaranteed.
  • View Agreements:
  • Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
    LCCC provides credits for completion of programs of study at the regional career and technical institutes; including but not limited to Lehigh Career & Technical Institute, Carbon Career & Technical Institute, and Schuylkill Technology Center.
  • Credit For Life Experience:

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts:
    Individuals who have attended other accredited colleges and universities should submit official transcripts from each school attended. In addition, all applicants are encouraged to submit a high school transcript or GED.
  • SAT Scores:
    Not required.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Generally not required unless specified for those applying to a restricted program.
  • Essay:
    Generally not required unless specified for those applying to a restricted program.
  • Interview:
    Generally not required unless specified for those applying to a restricted program.
  • Other Requirements:
    Students applying for the Associate Degree in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, Professional Pilot, and Veterinary Technician have additional requirements. See program admission requirements.
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  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Grades of “D” and “F” will not be accepted for transfer credit. Courses without letter grades (such as pass/fail) will not be accepted. Pass/Fail exceptions are made for coursework impacted by COVID 19.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    See graduation requirements. At least fifteen credits of the total required credits must be earned at LCCC.
  • Transfer Policy Document:
  • Appeals Process Document:

Information for Transfer Out Students

  • Number of Transferring:
    Approximately half of the students attending LCCC intend to transfer to a four-year college or university after their community college experience.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    LCCC has transfer agreements with over 60 institutions. These agreements provide a seamless pathway for students looking at local colleges, universities beyond the region, or online programs to complete their bachelor's degree and more.
  • View Transfer Agreements:
  • Special Programs:
    Transfer services include individualized academic advising, workshops, transfer fairs, a transfer web site, and a University and Transfer Center. For more information about LCCC Transfer Services, see

Virtual Tour

View all that we have to offer at the Lehigh Carbon Community College main campus in Schnecksville in this virtual tour. For a more in depth tour or info regarding campus, contact Admissions at or 610-799-1575

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Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Drive
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2502
United States
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Admissions Office
Office of Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
Ms. Fauzia Graham
Transfer Advisor, Advising and Transfer Services
International Admissions Contact:
Ms. Christine Flores
Academic Advisor/Foreign Student Advisor, Advising and Transfer Services
Veterans Services Contact:
Laura D'Amato
Registration and Student Records Specialist, Registration and Student Records
Last updated on 10/6/2023 by Lehigh Carbon Community College.