Lackawanna College

Tel: (570)961-7810
1,567 students
Private, non-profit

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School Highlights:
Lackawanna College serves 1,567 students (72% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Lackawanna College is one of 6 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is The Commonwealth Medical College (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Lackawanna College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,567 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 300% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,567 students
1,283 students
Lackawanna College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,124 students
832 students
Lackawanna College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 396 students
1,021 students
Lackawanna College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Lackawanna College sch enrollment Lackawanna College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Lackawanna College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Lackawanna College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
-
12%
Lackawanna College Black (2006-2011)
% White
-
66%
Lackawanna College White (2006-2011)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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. 1.00 0.45
Lackawanna College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,280 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,280 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,280 $5,845
Lackawanna College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,280 $10,047
Lackawanna College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Lackawanna College was founded in 1894 as the Scranton Business College. Through the years, the College has grown and expanded to meet the changing needs of the community and of individual students. Lackawanna College is chartered as a non-profit junior college with the right to grant associate degrees and is fully accredited by the prestigious Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges. Its credits are easily transferable to other colleges and universities. Lackawanna College grants associate in science, associate in applied science and associate in arts degrees in a variety of majors and offers certificate programs designed specifically to suit the needs of an individual. Most students are required to take core curriculum courses including English, math, humanities, social sciences and computer information. Students can expect to improve their ability to learn effectively, seek and gather information, communicate both orally and in writing, apply computer technology, work interdependently, gain practical work experience, think critically, make informed decisions, solve problems, become self-directed, understand the need for community service, and appreciate the historical, political, economic, scientific, social and culturally diverse contexts of the world in which they live. Lackawanna College is approved by the Pennsylvania State Department of Education to grant associate degrees and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, which is designated as a National Accrediting Agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Lackawanna County, PA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $18,048 per year for in-state students and $18,048 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,437 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Lackawanna County, PA is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is Lackawanna College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.