Northampton Community College
Located within 90 minutes’ drive from both New York City and Philadelphia, NCC provides you with an excellent education close to some of the most culturally diverse cities in the USA!
In the Center of the Action in the USA
Located within 90 minutes’ drive from both New York City and Philadelphia, Northampton Community College provides you with an excellent education close to some of the most culturally diverse cities in the United States! During each semester, the college plays host to over 200 international students from more than 45 countries.
The International Student Program assists you with admission and enrollment, new student orientation, advising, and other information that will help you reach your goals. Additionally, the Center for Global Education and International Services provides assistance to international students with personal, academic and immigration needs. International students at NCC are an active part of the campus community and are encouraged to participate in extracurricular events, clubs and community organizations. The International Student Organization (ISO) hosts events throughout the year, including international food nights, holiday parties, and beginning and end of the semester events. We are one of the few community colleges in the USA to have on-campus housing.
Programs and Majors
With more than 100 options, Northampton Community College has the program or major for you! All academic programs are designed to help you meet your personal and/or career goals. Many programs will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Others will prepare you to step right into today's competitive work force in a range of professions, trades and technical fields. Start exploring your future now! Northampton also has a full-time English as a Second Language Program to help students who need to boost their English skills before starting on their career programs.
Our Areas of Study: Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design, Business and Professional Services, Computer and Information Technology, Education, General Studies, Health Sciences and Social Services, Industry and Manufacturing, Science, Math and Engineering, Public Safety/Services. For a complete listing of majors: https://www.northampton.edu/academics/programs-and-majors.htm
Northampton - A Home Away from Home.
NCC is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This Lehigh Valley city of 75,000 people has transformed into a hub of fashionable and exciting dining, shopping and nightlife. Known as the “Christmas City,” the historic district is home to “Restaurant Row” as well as a diverse array of art galleries, cultural arts centers, and shops. In addition, the ArtsQuest Center at Steel Stacks on Bethlehem’s South Side is a dynamic multi-use performing arts center hosting live music, films, comedy, and cabaret year-round. Bethlehem has blended culture, commerce and many music festivals.
Here you are within 90 minutes’ drive of the big-city excitement of both New York City and Philadelphia. Also, the cities of Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Pittsburgh, and the New Jersey shore towns are located within several hours’ driving distance and make for great weekend getaways. The JFK, Newark, and Philadelphia International Airports are all within 2 hours’ driving distance, and the Lehigh Valley International Airport is located just minutes from the College.