Luzerne County Community College

Nanticoke, PA 18634
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Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. This public community college was established in 1967 and has become a very important part of the community. It serves more than 7000 students but despite this, the school generally offers small class sizes. With more than 100 academic, career, and technical programs to choose from, this school helps students to find the best possible career paths. LCCC has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The nursing program at this school allows students to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. Students are prepared to care for patients as thoroughly as possible. The nursing program has classroom instructional experiences and clinical experiences as well. Students can also sign up for either the traditional daytime nursing classes or they can enjoy the evening nursing courses. The nursing program at this school has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students5,360
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 21 119
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$127/credit
In State Students$254/credit
Out of State Students$381/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,715 $11,430 $17,145
ADN 70 $8,890 $17,780 $26,670
BSN 125 $15,875 $31,750 $47,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Luzerne County Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,351
Other Federal Grant 4% $891
State Grant & Scholarships 29% $1,636
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $1,437
Federal Student Loans 41% $4,122
Private Loans 3% $6,124


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,742
$30,001 to $48,000$6,781
$48,001 to $75,000$9,164
$75,001 to $110,000$11,104
Over $110,000$11,417

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.
Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634

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