Parents Page FAQ

Why choose LCCC?

How could I benefit from attending a Community College?

Affordable education

  • The lowest tuition in Carbon and Schuylkill counties.

Quality choices

  • More than 120 programs and degrees, ranging from Nursing to Criminal Justice.


  • Open enrollment and no SAT scores required.


  • Opportunity to transfer your credits to other four-year universities and colleges.

Small class size

  • More one-on-one attention; average class size is 17, with a faculty/studio ratio of 13 to 1.


  • Part-time and full-time options and morning, afternoon, and evening classes to accommodate your family, work, and life.

Excellent faculty

  • Classes are taught by highly-qualified instructors, many with Ph.D.s. 96% of students say they are satisfied with the interaction they had with LCCC faculty.

High success rate

  • 2006 graduates boast 97% percent success (30% transferring to another college to continue their education and 67% percent employed in their field of study.

Convenient locations:

  • The Morgan Center - 234 High Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252 Phone: 570-668-6880 or 610-799-1240
  • LCCC Jim Thorpe - 1100 Center Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Phone: 570-669-7010