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Follow these steps:

  1. Apply online here
    • Online applications are free and only take about 10 minutes.
    • Please apply as a returning student
    • If you have not attended classes in three semesters you will need to reapply to the college.
  2.  Schedule a Placement Test
    • Students that took the placement test 2 or more years ago will need to retake the test.  In addition, some Selective Programs may require additional testing.***  Allied Health majors must take the biology placement test; chemistry and engineering majors must take the chemistry placement test.
    • You can schedule a placement test at one of the following LCCC campus locations:
      • Schedule Online Main (Schnecksville) or call 610-799-1124 
      • LCCC Allentown: 610-799-1940
      • LCCC Jim Thorpe: 570-669-7010
      • LCCC Tamaqua: 570-668-6880
    • Students may be exempt from testing based upon their SAT or PSSA test scores or by completing previous college credit.  Determine if you are exempt from the placement tests. If you have more questions regarding placement tests, please call 610-799-1854.
  3. Schedule an Appointment with Your Advisor - Schedule an appointment with your advisor to review the best options to further your education.
    • You can schedule an advising appointment at one of the following LCCC campus locations:
      • Main (Schnecksville): or 610-799-1137
      • LCCC Allentown: 610-799-1940
      • LCCC Jim Thorpe: 570-669-7919
      • LCCC Tamaqua: 570-668-6880
  4.  Cost of your Education -There are a number of ways to finance your education at Lehigh Carbon Community College. 
    • FINANCIAL AID: Please visit the financial aid page to learn more about filing for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). 
    • PAYMENT PLAN:  The Business Office accepts check, cash, or credit card.  LCCC also offers a payment plan through the Business Office.  The payment plan allows students to pay their tuition in several installments throughout the semester.  Find more information on the Business Office page.
    • Everything you need to know about financial aid at FATV in English or Spanish.
    • SCHOLARSHIPS: LCCC offers a variety of scholarship opportunities to help fund your education. 

***Selective Programs require additional steps to be completed before being accepted.  Please see the Selective Programs page to learn more about the specific requirements for each program.

Selective Programs are as followed:   Associate Degree in Nursing, Practical Nursing Program Certificate, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and Veterinary Technician.

For further assistance with any of these steps please contact the Admissions Office at or 610-799-1575.