Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

School Highlights

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine serves 529 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty41 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has grown by 126% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment529 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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# Full-Time Students522 students361 students
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# Part-Time Students7 students210 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
14%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
9%
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% Black
8%
16%
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% White
61%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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Finances and Admission

Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is Lackawanna College (0.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,873 students | 0.20 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570) 961-7810
    0.201,873
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    288 students | 0.30 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton PA  18509
    (570) 558-1818
    0.30288
  • Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    428 students | 2.60 Mi3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton PA  18508
    (570) 342-6404
    2.60428
  • Keystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,424 students | 11.20 MiOne College Green
    La Plume PA  18440
    (570) 945-8000
    11.201,424
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Private for-profit
    164 students | 14.90 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort PA  18704
    (570) 288-8400
    14.90164
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