Luzerne County Community College

1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA

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Ever since it was founded in the year 1967, Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) has become a renowned institution in the heart of Luzerne County in Pennsylvania. By promoting low tuition, open admissions and educational support, LCCC strives to provide every student with a chance to pursue higher degrees in different fields. With the main campus being 167 acres in total, LCCC promotes excellence in education through the 11 satellite campuses located all over the Northern Pennsylvania region. Today, Luzerne County Community College boasts of its prominence being the largest college in Northern Pennsylvania. The community college caters to most of the educational needs of the residents of the Northern Pennsylvania and each new day the college expands to accommodate new and fresh talent from all over the county.

LCCC is simply a stepping stone for students looking to continue with their education. By offering 2 year programs, LCCC provides numerous academic, career and technical training programs giving every student a chance to study at higher levels. Even better, the school has negotiated agreements with different degree institution making the transition from community college to university faster and more efficient for all students. Some of the top programs offered at LCCC include the following:

  • General Studies
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Management Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems

LCCC also offers numerous credit free programs thus being the largest supplier of such programs in Northern Pennsylvania. For more information, click Luzerne County Community College and become part of the LCCC community.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,960
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $120-$140 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $360-$430 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships66%$4,665
Receiving Student Loans46%$3,967

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Luzerne County Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Luzerne County Community College compared to community colleges in Pennsylvania, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Luzerne County Community CollegeLuzerne CountyPennsylvania
Graduation Rate17.8%-21.2%
Transfer-out Rate19.9%-22.2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1978)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1979)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1978)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Pennsylvania

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Luzerne County Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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