College Profile: Lehigh Valley College

 
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Lehigh Valley College is a college owned by Career Education Corporation which is a for-profit educational company. The college is located near Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Center Valley which is approximately 55 miles (89 km) outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It grants associate degrees in a variety of vocational areas, including criminal justice, graphic design and accounting. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Lehigh Valley College does not have regional accreditation thus many regionally accredited schools are reluctant to accept their credits in transfer or recognize their degrees for entry into graduate programs.
 
2809 East Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA
18034
610-791-5100 (general)
610-791-5100 (financial aid)
610-791-5100 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Lehigh Valley College's philosophy is to provide quality programs that are sound in concept, implemented by a compentent and dedicated faculty, and geared to serve those seeking a solid foundation in knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their chosen field. The programs emphasize the congnitive development of our students, as well as hands-on training, are relevant to employers' needs, and focus on areas that offer strong, long-term employment opportunities. To offer students the training and skills that will lead to successful employment, the school has the following goals and objectives: *Continually evaluate and update it educational programs *Provide modern facilities and training equipment *Select teachers with professional experience in the vocations they teach and possess the ability to motivate and develop students to their greatest potential *Promote self-discipline and motivation so that students may enjoy success on the job and in society


General Information
Other Names
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Quarter
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Lehigh Valley College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=0,4000&chxr=0,0,4000
 
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Student Body
1,821 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
-- Fall Applicants-- Total Dormitory Capacity
-- Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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