Lackawanna County Community Colleges

In Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, you can find 6 community colleges serving 4,608 students.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is less than the state average of 27:1.

Lackawanna County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • ScrantonFortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    517 Ash Street
    ScrantonPA18509
    364 students
  • DunmoreITT Technical Institute-Dunmore
    Public
    1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    DunmorePA18512
    (570)330-0600
    215 students
  • ScrantonJohnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    3427 N Main Ave
    ScrantonPA18508
    (570)342-6404
    452 students
  • La PlumeKeystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    One College Green
    La PlumePA18440
    (570)945-8000
    1,683 students
  • ScrantonLackawanna College
    Private, non-profit
    501 Vine St
    ScrantonPA18509
    (570)961-7810
    1,567 students
  • Scranton
    The Commonwealth Medical College
    Private not-for-profit
    525 Pine St
    ScrantonPA18510
    (570)504-7000
    327 students
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