Why Study at Northampton Community College?
Your path to success starts at Northampton Community College. Here, your career is our focus: our academic programs, extracurricular opportunities, and campus resources are designed to help you succeed in a job directly after you graduate or to support your transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree at a 4-year institution.
Continue your education at NCC to save thousands of dollars while earning high-value knowledge, training, and experience in the fields you’re most passionate about. The NCC model pays off: 9 in 10 recent NCC graduates are employed in their chosen field!
Quality Education You Can Afford
Accessible education is one of our key values at NCC. We understand that your financial stability and future-oriented financial planning are essential aspects of your ability to thrive as a student. That’s why we keep our tuition costs low—so low that if you live in Northampton County, NCC is one of the most affordable colleges in Pennsylvania.
In addition to saving up to $40,000 each year on tuition costs compared to other area colleges and universities, we offer the largest private scholarship program of any community college in Pennsylvania, with a total of $46 million of aid available each year. Most students who apply for financial assistance receive financial aid.
120+ Program Options
With more than 120 programs to choose from, 100+ transfer agreements with dozens of four-year institutions, and countless certifications to upskill and advance your career — We offer an extensive range of options when it comes to pursuing your education or enhancing your skillset. Our areas of study span broad ambitions and are designed to connect students to an academic home and the people who will support their success. Explore programs and career options across Business & Professional Services; Communications, Arts & Design, Computer & Information Technology; Education; Health Sciences; Humanities; Industry & Manufacturing; Science, Math & Engineering; Social Sciences & Human Services; or take time to find your passions through our exploratory studies programs.
NCC’s versatile education structure suits diverse types of learners, from students fresh out of high school to adults seeking to continue their education. Here, you can prepare to start or build upon your career, and our transfer agreements make NCC credits highly valuable if you plan to complete a bachelor’s degree at another institution. Our dedicated Academic Advisors will support you as you navigate your path to success at NCC.