Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

School Highlights

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine serves 564 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is equal to the state average of 44%.

Top Rankings

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 173 teachers has grown by 321% over five years.
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & CentersAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty173 staff56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has grown by 72% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment564 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:112:1
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# Full-Time Students562 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students2 students146 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
19%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
11%
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% Black
9%
15%
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% White
56%
56%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.630.64
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2020 (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
    1,991 students | 0.20 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570) 961-7810
    0.201,991
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    281 students | 0.30 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    (570) 558-1818
    0.30281
  • Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    480 students | 2.60 Mi3427 N Main Ave
    Scranton, PA 18508
    (570) 342-6404
    2.60480
  • Keystone College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,364 students | 11.20 MiOne College Green
    La Plume, PA 18440
    (570) 945-8000
    11.201,364
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Private for-profit
    168 students | 14.90 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Forty Fort, PA 18704
    (570) 288-8400
    14.90168
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Did You Know?
Lackawanna County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Lackawanna County, PA is Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.