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

Total undergrads: 6,545

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,633

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,188


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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 – 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 – 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
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,920
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,456 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $10,020
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,370
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,144

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Luzerne County Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 45
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64
Construction Trades 42
Education 2
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 47
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 713
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 54
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 43
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 31
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Visual and Performing Arts 34
Grand total 4673

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,020
Out-of-state $14,370
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 607 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 509 67% $5,144
Student loan aid 328 43% $3,945

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,459 49% $4,160
Federal student loans 1,708 34% $4,207

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.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 4,920
Undergraduate enrollment 4,920
Graduate enrollment 0

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)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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