Luzerne County Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1333 South Prospect Street

Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899

(570) 740-0337

Fax: (570) 740-0238



Contact: Francis Curry

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1333 South Prospect Street

Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899

(800) 377-5222

www.luzerne.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,545

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,633

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,188

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Admissions Policies/Requirements

High school record, college record, test scores considered for admission to health sciences programs. Nurse Entrance Test required of nursing applicants.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art C
Graphic Design A,C
Illustration A,C
Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Logistics/Materials Management C
Management Information Systems A
Real Estate A
Small Business Administration C
Tourism/Travel Services C
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A,C
Digital Communications/Multimedia A
Journalism A
Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Computer Typography C
Recording Arts Technology A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Electrician A,C
Plumbing C

Education

Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Computer Systems A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Nuclear A
Robotics A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Insurance Billing A
Medical Office Administration A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Prepharmacy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Communications Systems A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Security/Loss Prevention C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A
Aviation Management A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Luzerne County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(570) 740-0200
Website:www.luzerne.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.luzerne.edu/admissionsapp/
Address:1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,669
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,296 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,120
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,200
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:78%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,843

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Luzerne County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Luzerne County Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services45
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services64
Construction Trades42
Education1
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields47
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12
Health Professions and Related Programs711
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians54
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services32
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production22
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences2
Transportation and Materials Moving2
Visual and Performing Arts34
Grand total4469

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Luzerne County Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total36

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Luzerne County Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,120
Out-of-state$13,200
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid72478%
Grant or scholarship aid60265%$4,843
Student loan aid36639%$4,110

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,66646%$4,011
Federal student loans1,79431%$4,220

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Luzerne County Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Luzerne County Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Luzerne County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,669
Undergraduate enrollment5,669
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Luzerne County Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

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