Luzerne County Community College

Luzerne County Community College

Luzerne County Community College, also referred to as LCCC, is a two-year, coeducational, community college located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, United States. The College maintains 13 satellite campuses throughout the Northeastern Pennsylvania region. It was established in 1967. LCCC grants admission to more than 15,000 students annually.

The departments of Luzerne County Community College include:

  • Automotive
  • Broadcast Communications/ Journalism
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Dental Health
  • Health, Physical Education, & Movemental Science
  • Social Science-History
  • Technology

The official mascot of the college's sports team is Blaze, the Trailblazer Horse. Students compete in cross country, golf, softball, basketball, volleyball, and baseball.

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Contacting Luzerne County Community College

Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke , PA 18634-3899
General Phone: (570) 740-0200

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Luzerne County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine135EMT paramedic, registered nursing, surgical nurse
Liberal Arts114liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, social services
Business and Management97business, business management, logistics, accounting, accounting technology, small business management, banking, international business, MIS ...
Medical Support and Technology69dental assistant, dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching67education, teacher aide
Media58journalism, media and digital communications, advertising, recording arts tech, computer typography
Engineering Technician52electronics tech, robotics tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design, architectural drafting, nuclearn engineering tech
Security and Law Enforcement46criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech, security and protective services
Family and Social Work36foodservice management, human services
Medical Administration22medical billing, health and medical administrative
Design22graphic design, illustration
Mechanics and Repair20communications install and repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Computer Science and Engineering12computer and info science, computer applications programming, web design, computer graphics, computer networking, computer security
Construction Trades12electrician, property management, plumbing
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art, photography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10health and physical education
Hospitality8tourism and travel, hospitality administration, tourism promotion
Law7legal assistant, court reporting
Cooking and Culinary Arts6pastry, restaurant and catering management, food prep and kitchen assistant, culinary arts services, personal and culinary services
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Office and Administration4administrative assistant, general office occupations
Science3biological and physical sciences
Production Trades1machinist, machine shop assistant
Funeral and Mortuary Science1funeral and mortuary
Transportation0commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture, landscaping, horticultural business
Medicine0medical preparatory

Number of programs and degrees for Luzerne County Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3931
Associate's degree77466
Award of less than 1 academic year711

Luzerne County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Luzerne County Community College had a total enrollment of 6,323 students (4,571 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 29%
20-21 19%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Luzerne County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 39 %

Luzerne County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Luzerne County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,640
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,340
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Luzerne County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 681100)

Luzerne County Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5257

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$71,73612$65,746
Associate professoracademic year14$59,45322$58,012
Assistant professoracademic year18$51,95517$42,446
Instructoracademic year8$51,6574$40,194
Lectureracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year52$57,80856$53,667

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Luzerne County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
Personal and Culinary Services, Other
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Services, General

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Tourism Promotion Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Computer Typography and Composition Equipment Operator
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Security and Protective Services, Other

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets Luzerne County Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (air force)

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