David A. Ruth Ph.D.
NCC Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs
U.S. Secretary of Education
of NCC graduates are either in a career or continuing their education.
of students are first generation college students.
of students are involved in transfer programs.
are involved in career programs.
of NCC students and recent graduates believe NCC is a great value.
of current students and recent alumni rated the quality of academics at NCC as good to excellent.
students are enrolled in credit, community and professional education programs.
of students receive financial aid.
Facts About NCC
NCC offers more than 120 degree, certificate and specialized diploma programs and more than 800 personal and leadership development classes.
Thirty-four degree programs and more than 250 classes are offered fully online at NCC.
Many choose NCC in preparation to transfer to a four year institution. NCC’s top transfer schools include: East Stroudsburg University, Kutztown University, and Penn State University.
NCC was the only college in America to receive a Green Power Leadership Award from the Environmental Protection Agency in 2019.
NCC is one of the largest community college consumers of green power in the nation and its Monroe Campus is a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School.
Students can actually get their four-year degree without ever leaving NCC’s campus thanks to programs offered with Bloomsburg and East Stroudsburg Universities.
NCC graduates go on to attend some of the top colleges and universities in the nation including Harvard, Lafayette, Lehigh, NYU and Smith.
NCC is the top college for high school students in Northampton County who are seeking to continue their education, with nearly 1 of every 4 choosing to enroll at NCC! Almost one in six Monroe County high school graduates chose to continue their studies at NCC.
NCC students stay engaged through participation in more than 60 student clubs and organizations, study abroad programs, arts programs, and NJCAA Division III athletics in nine sports.
A Great Place to Live and Learn
Impacting the Lives of Our Students
Despite challenges and changes that rocked our region and nation in the past year, NCC has remained a constant beacon of hope and promise for our students. It’s a promise the college has never broken throughout its more than 55 year history... to transform lives by providing affordable access to a top-quality education: an education that opens doors to promising careers, and life changing opportunities. Read about how NCC has changed lives of students and graduates in our latest Impact Report.