The Commonwealth Medical College

Tel: (570)504-7000
327 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
The Commonwealth Medical College serves 327 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 25%.
The Commonwealth Medical College is one of 6 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lackawanna College (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Commonwealth Medical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 327 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
327 students
1,283 students
The Commonwealth Medical College Total Enrollment (2010-2012)
# Full-Time Students
327 students
832 students
The Commonwealth Medical College Full-Time Students (2010-2012)
The Commonwealth Medical College sch enrollment The Commonwealth Medical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
23%
2%
The Commonwealth Medical College Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
The Commonwealth Medical College Hispanic (2009-2011)
% Black
18%
12%
The Commonwealth Medical College Black (2009-2012)
% White
36%
66%
The Commonwealth Medical College White (2009-2012)
% Two or more races
23%
2%
The Commonwealth Medical College More (2011-2012)
The Commonwealth Medical College sch ethnicity The Commonwealth Medical College sta ethnicity
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. 0.73 0.45
The Commonwealth Medical College Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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