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Northampton Community College Student Life

Northampton Community College is on a 165-acre campus in a suburban setting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. There are many activities and organizations for Northampton Community College students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Northampton Community College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Northampton Community College has a thriving Phi Theta Kappa. In fact, more students participate in Phi Theta Kappa than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Northampton Community College include Student Senate, Nursing Student Organization, American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) and International Student Organization.

Northampton Community College students' favorite campus events are Fall Quad Fest, Spartan Fest and Student Celebration.

Northampton Community College Housing

Northampton Community College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Northampton Community College students live off campus. In 2021, 11% of undergrads at Northampton Community College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 89% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Northampton Community College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Northampton Community College offers coed housing.

Northampton Community College Athletics

At Northampton Community College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Northampton Community College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at Northampton Community College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Northampton Community College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Northampton Community College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Northampton Community College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Northampton Community College, take Route 22 to Bethlehem, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lehigh Valley International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Northampton Community College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Northampton Community College Students

57%

Women

43%

Men

40%

Full Time

60%

Part Time

81%

In State

19%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

53%

25%

13%

3%

2%

1%

1%

0.32%

0.17%

Undergraduate Students

8,951

Non-Resident / International Students

75

Northampton Community College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,951

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,070

Out-of-State

$11,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 4
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