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Northampton County Area Community College

Bethlehem, PA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Northampton Community College

Northampton Community College Overview

Northampton Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Northampton Community College was founded in 1967 and the school enrolls around 7,843 students per year, including 7,843 undergrad students. Northampton Community College offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! September 4, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by September 4.

Student Activities at Northampton Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Northampton Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Northampton Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Northampton Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Northampton Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Northampton Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,600
Out-of-State $10,800
Percent of Need Met 48.27%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,998

Is Northampton Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Northampton Community College offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northampton Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 52% of students who start at Northampton Community College come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Northampton Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Northampton Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Northampton Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Northampton Community College's endowment was $85 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $8,135 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northampton Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Northampton Community College meets 48.27% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,998 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Northampton Community College.

Based on this information, how does Northampton Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Northampton Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Northampton Community College?

Northampton Community College is located in the suburban setting of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

If you are interested in seeing Northampton Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Route 22 to Bethlehem, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lehigh Valley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Northampton Community College and Bethlehem are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3835 Green Pond Road Bethlehem, PA 18020-7599

Campus Setting: Suburban

Northampton Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 4

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northampton Community College is Sep 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northampton Community College is Sep 4.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Northampton Community College ACT Scores

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Northampton Community College SAT Scores

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Northampton Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$13,010

In State

$9,530

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,480
Unknown
Fees
Unknown
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Housing
$9,530
$9,530
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Northampton Community College is like? There are approximately 7,843 students enrolled at Northampton Community College. 37% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from PA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

37%

Full Time

63%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,843

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,480

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 4
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