Public 2 Year

Luzerne County Community College

Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

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Luzerne County Community College overview
Location Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Online luzerne.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Luzerne County Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Luzerne County Community College (LCCC), situated in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, is a public two-year institution founded in 1966. The campus offers a mix of suburban and rural atmospheres, lying within close proximity to the urban center of Wilkes-Barre and less than two hours from Philadelphia. LCCC serves a diverse student body with a wide array of academic programs including notable offerings in Nursing, Business, and Applied Technology. The college maintains an open admissions policy, focusing on accessibility to postsecondary education within the region. While LCCC does not provide on-campus housing, it supports a commuter-friendly campus environment. The college does not have a prominent intercollegiate athletic program, thereby prioritizing academic and technical training programs tailored to workforce development and transfer opportunities to four-year institutions.

Luzerne County Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,345 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,875 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $8,400 plus fees of $2,130.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Luzerne County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,130
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Other Expenses Budget$3,000
Total One Year Cost$18,530

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Luzerne County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,130
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$22,730

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$34,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Luzerne County Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 28%
Business 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Education 8%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213659 IPEDS survey data for Luzerne County Community College.

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Last updated February 24, 2024