Johnson College

Tel: (570)342-6404
427 students
Private not-for-profit
The mission of Johnson college is to provide a foundation of education and skills necessary for specialized employment, career advancement and life long learning.
School Highlights
Johnson College serves 427 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Johnson College is one of 4 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Scranton (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
College Johnson College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 24 staff
61 staff
Johnson College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 427 has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 666% over five years.
Total Enrollment 427 students 1,315 students
Johnson College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Johnson College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 405 students
815 students
Johnson College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22 students
1,061 students
Johnson College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Johnson College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Johnson College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Johnson College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Johnson College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Johnson College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Johnson College Unknown (2006-2013)
Johnson College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.46 0.70
Johnson College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,195 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,195 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,195 $5,590
Johnson College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,195 $10,086
Johnson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 52 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Johnson College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 33%
Johnson College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Johnson College is a private, two-year college, offering 12 degree programs of study, focuses on providing students with the technical skills and general education needed to succeed in a demanding, industry-driven world. Since its founding in 1918 as a trade school, over the years it has evolved to college status. Its programs remain current as a result of keeping up with ever-changing technology. An experienced, dedicated faculty brings years of industrial experience into the classroom from the world of work. The average student to faculty ratio is 17/1 allowing for a more personalized learning environment. Johnson college is located on the 65-acre campus are classrooms, laboratories, administrative offices, and student housing units. A library, clinic, cafeteria, student center, exercise room, and gymnasium are facilities provided to compliment the students' college experience. Johnson college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    413 students | 2.30 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
  • 204 students | 2.70 Mi1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore, PA 18512
  • Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,452 students | 2.80 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18509
  • 1,595 students | 9.50 MiOne College Green
    La Plume, PA 18440
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Private for-profit
    228 students | 17.10 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704
Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,347 per year for in-state students and $14,020 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.