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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Johnson College is one of 5 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Fortis Institute-Scranton (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
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
59 staff
Johnson College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 427 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 87% over five years.
Total Enrollment
427 students
1,282 students
Johnson College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Johnson College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
405 students
810 students
Johnson College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22 students
1,017 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"
1% 2%
% 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. 0.15 0.53
Johnson College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,195 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,195 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,195 $10,294
Johnson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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:

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  • Scranton Fortis Institute-Scranton
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    517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    2.3  Mi  |  413  students
  • Dunmore ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore
    Private for-profit
    1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    Dunmore, PA 18512
    2.7  Mi  |  204  students
  • Scranton Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    501 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18509
    2.8  Mi  |  1452  students
  • Scranton The Commonwealth Medical College
    Private not-for-profit
    525 Pine St
    Scranton, PA 18510
    2.9  Mi  |  363  students
  • La Plume Keystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    One College Green
    La Plume, PA 18440
    9.5  Mi  |  1595  students
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Did You Know?
Lackawanna, 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 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna, PA is Lackawanna College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.