Johnson College

3427 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508-1495
Tel: (570)342-6404
455 students
Public institution
  • 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 455 students (95% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Johnson College is one of 5 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Scranton (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
College Johnson College (PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 25 staff 23 staff
Johnson College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 455 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 126% over five years.
Total Enrollment 455 students 371 students
Johnson College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 432 students 345 students
Johnson College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 23 students 155 students
Johnson College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Johnson College Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Johnson College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
6%
Johnson College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
14%
Johnson College Black (2006-2014)
% White
80%
64%
Johnson College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
14%
11%
Johnson College Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.34 0.55
Johnson College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $16,630 is more than the state average of $9,120. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $16,630 is more than the state average of $11,370. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,630 $9,120
Johnson College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,630 $11,370
Johnson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 43% 85%
Johnson College Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
    Pivate, for profit
    385 students | 2.30 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570)558-1818
    2.30385
  • 171 students | 2.70 Mi1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore PA  18512
    (570)330-0600
    2.70171
  • Lackawanna College
    Private, non-profit
    1,490 students | 2.80 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570)961-7810
    2.801,490
  • Keystone College
    Private, non-profit
    1,484 students | 9.50 MiOne College Green
    La Plume PA  18440
    (570)945-8000
    9.501,484
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Pivate, for profit
    186 students | 17.10 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort PA  18704
    (570)288-8400
    17.10186
Did You Know?
Lackawanna County, PA 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is Lackawanna College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.