Johnson College

3427 N Main Ave
Scranton, PA 18508-1495
Tel: (570)342-6404
  • 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 455 students (95% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
  • Johnson College is one of 4 community colleges within Lackawanna County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Johnson College is Fortis Institute-Scranton (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Johnson College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty25 staff25 staff
Johnson College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Johnson College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Johnson College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 123% over five years.
Total Enrollment455 students618 students
Johnson College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:125:1
Johnson College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students432 students372 students
Johnson College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students23 students246 students
Johnson College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Johnson College Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Johnson College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
Johnson College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Johnson College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Johnson College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Johnson College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Johnson College Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.340.57
Johnson College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Johnson College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,700$34,800
Johnson College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $17,514 is more than the state average of $10,533. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $17,514 is more than the state average of $14,058. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$17,514$10,533
Johnson College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$17,514$14,058
Johnson College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notes2008-09 Academic Yea
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%95%
Johnson College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,000
Johnson College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,245
Johnson College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate43%84%
Johnson College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Reading390455
Johnson College SAT Reading (2009-2011)
SAT Math370470
Johnson College SAT Math (2009-2011)
Source: 2016 (or 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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private, for profit
    385 students | 2.30 Mi517 Ash Street
    Scranton PA  18509
  • Lackawanna College
    Private, non-profit
    1,490 students | 2.80 Mi501 Vine St
    Scranton PA  18509
  • Keystone College
    Private, non-profit
    1,484 students | 9.50 MiOne College Green
    La Plume PA  18440
  • Fortis Institute-Forty Fort
    Private, for profit
    186 students | 17.10 Mi166 Slocum Street
    Kingston PA  18704
  • 6,049 students | 25.60 Mi1333 South Prospect Street
    Nanticoke PA  18634
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,533 per year for in-state students and $14,058 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,683 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.