Northampton County Area Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 27%

Northampton County Area Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,9214,0045,917

3,438 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,444 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25.

Northampton County Area Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Northampton County Area Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,824 and other expenses per full academic year.

Northampton County Area Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 578 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,000$9,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,240$4,620
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$308$454

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs271271
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities238238
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services230230
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service9090
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7777
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians7575
Personal and Culinary Services6161
Visual and Performing Arts5252
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4242
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4141
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3535
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2727
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services2727
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2424
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2121
Legal Professions and Studies1818
Precision Production1111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies77
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Physical Sciences66
Library Science66
Construction Trades55
Mathematics and Statistics33
Grand Total1,4461,446

A total of 1,446 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Northampton County Area Community College.

Graduation rate18%16%21%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 49%

General info

Alternative namesNorthampton Community College
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff899
Instructional FTE389
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18020-7599
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population75,000