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Admissions at Northampton Community College

Boost your career potential with an affordable education from Northampton Community College. Earn a specialized diploma, certificate, or associate degree from one of more than 100 majors and academic programs. Or transfer to one of the top colleges and universities in the nation or the region while saving 50% of the cost of a four-year degree.  

Our student-faculty ratio of 16:1 means that you’ll learn in a student-focused, collaborative environment that prepares you to overcome challenges. Here, we equip you for the success you want: 9 in 10 recent NCC graduates are employed in the field or position of their choice. Why NCC? Because we want you to live, learn, experience, and thrive. 

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Application Process

The Northampton Community College application process is easy, free, and 100% online! Visit the application process page to find more detail on the application type that best suits you. We’re home to diverse types of learners: high school students and veterans, dual-enrollment and international students, adult students, and previous NCC students returning for re-admission. Wherever you’re coming from—in life or in the world—we’re eager to welcome you into our community. 

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How to Pay

Affording College at NCC
You've got lots of options for tuition payments at Northampton Community College! You can spread your tuition bill over several months without paying interest. You also have the choice to pay online, in person, or by mail. To make things even easier, your financial aid is applied directly to your tuition.

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Visit an NCC Campus

How a campus feels can influence how you learn. At Northampton Community College, we want you to get familiar with the campus as soon as you can—and we want to meet you! Our three campuses in Bethlehem, Monroe, and Fowler Family Southside Center are convenient and accessible. When you come to campus, you’ll experience the busy thrum of student life, from classrooms to social corners to eating spots and more. On the Bethlehem campus, you can even take a peek at our on-campus housing! 

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Register for Classes

When you’re first starting out at NCC, your dedicated Academic Advisor will help you figure out what courses fit best with your placement results, pre-requisites, program requirements and transfer options. Once you have a plan, you can register online through the Workday Student Portal. 

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Admitted Students

Welcome to the Northampton community! Once you’ve been accepted to NCC, you can start working through our admitted student checklist. You should also join a one-hour Admitted Student Information Session to get ready for your study at NCC. These steps will help you complete your enrollment, register for classes, and prepare to navigate your tuition and financial aid opportunities. 

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Apply to NCC to Embrace Your Future!

Northampton Community College has a program, center, class or campus for everyone. We want to help you navigate our 100+ programs, affordable tuition, and flexible learning options: contact us to connect with a Northampton Community College admissions counselor, attend an orientation, get help from an advisor, or explore NCC’s financial aid opportunities. 

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International Students

Students from all over the world also enjoy the benefit of living at our Bethlehem campus, where we have brand-new residence halls ready for you to move in!  .

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NCC is the largest, most diverse college in the region.
NCC awards nearly 800 scholarships annually from its 175 scholarship funds.
$46 million
NCC offers the largest private scholarship program of any community college in the Commonwealth, and provides more than $46 million of total aid annually; 53% of NCC students receive some form of aid.



Student Housing

Contact Information:

Bethlehem Enrollment Center:

Admissions: 610-861-5500 |
Advising: 610-861-5346 |
Financial Aid: 610-861-5510 |

Monroe Enrollment Center:

Admissions: 570-369-1801 |
Advising: 570-369-1871 |
Financial Aid: 570-369-1801|