Statistics

Established in 1966, Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is a comprehensive, two-year, publicly supported community college.

The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is sponsored by all nine school districts in Lehigh County and four of the five school districts in Carbon County. The mission of LCCC is "responding to the community by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality education."

Program Offerings

  • 17 Associate in Arts programs
  • 14 Associate in Science programs
  • 40 Associate in Applied Science programs
  • 20 Certificate programs
  • 5 Specialized Credit Diploma programs
  • Hundreds of non-credit course/program offerings
  • Workforce training programs
  • Dual enrollment courses for high school students

Student Enrollment (Fall 2013 Credit Programs)

  • Total Enrollment 7,128 (100%)
  • Full-Time 2,544 (35.7%)
  • Part-Time 4,584 (64.3%)
  • Male 2,820 (39.6%)
  • Female 4,308 (60.4%)
  • Minority 2,170 (30.4%)
  • Average Age 25 years old

Degrees Conferred (2012-2013)

  • Associate in Arts 319 (35.0%)
  • Associate in Science 80 (8.8%)
  • Associate in Applied Science 370 (40.6%)
  • Certificate Programs 86 (9.4%)
  • Specialized Credit Diploma Programs 57 (6.2%)

Faculty & Staff (Fall 2013)

  • All Faculty and Staff 994 (100%)
  • Full-Time Faculty 102 (10.3%)
  • Full-Time Administrative Staff 85 (8.6%)
  • Full-Time Classified Staff 68 (6.8%)
  • Full-Time Special Term Staff 12 (1.2%)
  • Part-Time Faculty 81 (8.1%)
  • Part-Time Adjunct Faculty 291  (29.3%)
  • Part-Time Administrative Staff 26 (2.6%)
  • Part-Time Classified Staff 39 (3.9%)
  • Part-Time Community Service Staff 215 (21.6%)
  • Part-Time Special Term Staff 23 (2.3%)
  • Part-Time Coaches 14 (1.4%)
  • Part-Time Tutors 38 (3.8%)

Student/Faculty Ratio (Fall 2013)

  • 18:1 - 18 students to 1 faculty member

Average Credit Hours

  • Full-time students in Fall 2013 carried an average course load of 13.3 credits
  • Part-time students in Fall 2013 carried an average course load of 5.8 credits

Credit Hour Totals

  • Fall 2013 students enrolled in courses totaling 60,398 credit hours

Full-Time Equivalent

  • Fall 2013 full-time and part-time students totaled 4,760 full-time equivalents (FTEs)