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Located on 208 acres in suburban Lehigh Valley, the NCC Bethlehem Campus includes our school's main administrative buildings and student residence halls, along with a theater, athletics center, and restaurant. Campus is ideally located near prominent businesses and organizations in Bethlehem and is close to Allentown, Philadelphia, and New York City. Although campus is near the hustle and bustle of town, our Bethlehem campus is nonetheless remote enough to allow a distraction-free environment.
What sets us apart from other PA community colleges:
Over 100 Majors
We offer degrees ranging from business and communication to science, technology, education, medical and more. Our diverse catalog includes professional and transfer programs. They prepare students for a career of their choice and position them for further study at nearby universities.
Our graduates spend a fraction of the tuition of other colleges while preparing for careers or transfer, and more than half receive financial aid. NCC provides exceptional value compared to other community colleges in Lehigh County by providing fees up to $25,000 lower than similar schools. Visit the Financial Aid office, located in the Bethlehem Campus Student Enrollment Center, for assistance in identifying scholarship and funding opportunities.
Three professors have recently been honored as PA Professor of the Year, a prestigious award sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement Support of Education. With a 21:1 student-faculty ratio, our students have unprecedented access to their instructors, allowing them to build personal and professional connections that last a lifetime.
Each year, graduates successfully transfer credits to over 90 colleges and universities all across the country. Our students have pursued further education at institutions such as NYU, Harvard, Penn State, Temple, and other prominent schools.
Start your path to academic success at NCC - one of the Lehigh Valley's best-known community colleges.
We offer an Honors program, more than 60 clubs and organizations, and learning support and tutoring. Our Bethlehem Campus is home to the Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center, a recreational facility featuring three regulation-size basketball courts, a fitness center, and seating for more than 1,000 fans.
The Bethlehem campus also supports our student-run Hampton Winds restaurant and Lipkin Theatre, which hosts student and touring productions.
NCC at Bethlehem is the only community college in the Lehigh Valley to offer on-campus housing, including a brand-new residential building which opened in 2015 and doubled our capacity for students.